Last updated 9th August 2017
We are prioritising diocesan resources to support the delivery of Vision 2026 in parishes with 'Outer Estates'; broadly defined as places where people 'live on' rather than 'live in'.
On 4th May 2017 a group of leaders (lay and ordained) came together with Bishop Philip and Revd Andy Delmege to share their experiences of working in parishes with significant areas of housing with social or private landlords. Andy is the national lead for the National Estate Churches Network (NECN) http://www.nationalestatechurches.org/
In April 2017 we submitted a first stage application to the Church Commissioners' Strategic Development Fund to financially support three models of leadership development in four of our Outer Estates between 2018 and 2023: