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The 2017 Growing Parish Income workshops

Workshop at St Mark's Horsham
One of the 2016 workshops held in March

2017's workshops were held on Tuesday 14 March 2017.

There was an afternoon session starting at 2.30 (gathering from 2.00) at St Mark's Church Hall, Little Common TN37 4BZ (near Bexhill), and an evening session starting at 7.30 (gathering from 7.15) at St Leonard's Church RH13 5ED in Horsham

John Preston, the National Stewardship and Resources officer for the CofE, spoke about changing practices in the world of charitable giving, and the Bishop of Lewes Richard Jackson gave a two-year-in update on our Diocesan Strategy. John Sherlock tied the threads together and chaired the Q&A session.

Approximate timings:
1400 or 1915 Gathering, networking, refreshments
1430 or 1930 Opening worship and introduction
1445 or 1945 The Diocesan Strategy - two years in
1505 or 2005 Good practice, bad practice
1525 or 2025 This year - what we can do
1540 or 2040 Q&A
1600 or 2100 Blessing and finish

Following feedback from previous years, there was no refreshment break this year.

Later in the year, a series of seminars across Sussex will help PCC Members with their complex responsibilities for matters legal and financial.