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1 1 Journeying Together

2 THE WIDER WORLD A VISIBLE PRESENCE FAITH AND VALUES WORSHIP

3 Resourced for Mission and Ministry Clear local targets Support and equip leaders Structures fit for purpose Financially healthy

4 Who is this Journey it for? Everyone in our parishes and communities What next? Read, reflect, pray Have a PCC discussion Mission planning and budget Use diocesan support

5 A Journey Together Sharing the transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ in and around Gloucestershire

6 Tonight we focus on… Resourced for Mission and Ministry Clear local targets Support and equip leaders Structures fit for purpose Financially healthy Resourced for Mission and Ministry Clear local targets Support and equip leaders Structures fit for purpose Financially healthy Tonight we focus on…

7 Effective Ministry in Every Parish

8 Current patterns of ministry: 131 stipendiary clergy 96 self-supporting clergy 184 active readers 43 local ministry teams Numerous retired clergy

9 Current patterns of ministry: youth workers, children’s ministry music groups and choirs pastoral visiting teams baptism preparation teams worship leaders and so much more…

10 Changing Patterns of Ministry

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12 How do we sustain the parish as a basic unit of mission and ministry?

13 Grow a Christian presence in every community Continue to grow the ministry of all Enable incumbents to provide strategic leadership and oversight Develop the role of ‘local ministers’ as a focus for the life of the local church

14 What is the role of a ‘local minister’? Working in collaboration with the incumbent and with local teams, a local minister will be: A recognised focus for the life of the local church An enabler of the whole church’s engagement with the wider community Commissioned by the bishop

15 What qualities would a local minister have? Local ministers will be: People of prayer Encouragers of others Community gatherers Mission-minded

16 Who might be a local minister? A self-supporting priest or deacon, or someone offering for this ministry A Reader, or someone offering for Reader ministry A retired priest Lay people with a vocation to be the recognised local minister in their community – maybe a church warden A pioneer minister

17 What support will be given? Work with benefices in identifying ministry needs and opportunities Training for incumbents and local ministers adapted to local needs Support for nurturing gifts and vocations in the life of the whole church

18 What are the next steps? PCCs commit to the Effective Ministry vision Review current patterns of mission and ministry Identify needs and the support required Implement and review

19 Effective Ministry in Every Parish Working together to renew the mission and ministry of the local church

20 Why is the Church no longer free?

21 Over the past 50 years funding parish clergy has changed completely: 1960s2010s

22 This is the experience at parish level: £20k 1960s 2010s Paid by Church Commissioners £40k Around a ten fold increase!

23 How much does a vicar cost?

24 Answer 1: “Direct cost” £43k £20k£40k - Stipend NIC PensionGrants etc Housing

25 Answer 2: “Apportioned cost” £56k £40k Direct cost: £43K Curates: £10K Diocesan: £11K £7K Training £3k£3k Vacancies Diocesan: £14k £2k£2k National Church £73k £56k Based on 2013 in the Five Year Plan

26 26 Gloucester’s Parish Share

27 Parish Share/“Member”; National Context th £ th £

28 Parish Share/“Member”; National Average Rate: £365 p.m/a. If replicated in Gloucester: £6.6m Rank 26 diocese in 2012 (Newcastle): £355 p.m/a If replicated in Gloucester: £6.4m National Context Actual commitments 2012: £5.6m

29 Regular giving/donor; National Context st £6.95/week th £9.27/week

30 Total Voluntary Income to PCCs Gloucester 2006:£9.1m (PS; 57%) Gloucester 2010: £12.1m (PS; 46%) If Parish Share had increased the same as voluntary giving to parishes it would have been £6.9m National Context

31 Parish Share: £5.6m Provision of Clergy: £7.1m From the Accounts for 2011: “Global” deficit: £1.1m

32 Crisis; what crisis?

33 2013: 6 1 Aggregate lost posts in the budget: 2014: 8 4 “Support”Priests 2015: 10 7

34 2013: 6 5 If Parish Share does not increase: 2014: 8 12 “Support”Priests 2015: 10 16

35 Support

36 Help: Tell us what else you need… Printed material: I want to know series “Thank You” “Our Share in the future” “Where is the Church” Annual Report

37 Discuss, pray, reflect…


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