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Priest-in-Charge, St. Andrew's, Springfield

The Rev'd Charlie Lacey

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The Rev’d Charlie Lacey is Priest-in-Charge at St Andrew’s, Springfield. He has a Bachelor of Theology from St Mellitus College, London.

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Tough questions

“Christians do not claim to have all the answers; however, the Christian worldview properly understood provides a framework that makes sense of the world we live in. Indeed, I would argue that it makes sense of the whole of human history,” says The Rev’d Charlie Lacey from Resource Church St Andrew’s, Springfield

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Why run Alpha online?

“In many ways it was even better than meeting in person. To start with, it was much easier. One or two people can easily run an online course…People in your church can literally invite others from anywhere in the world so it massively widens the net of whom you can reach with your course,” says The Rev’d Charlie Lacey from Resource Church St Andrew’s, Springfield

The Very Rev'd Dr Peter Catt (far right), Executive Director of Parishes and other Mission Agencies Commission Dr Stephen Harrison (far left) and Resource Church specialist Bishop Daniel Abot (Centre) at St Martin's House in May 2021)

Five Resource Church leaders share stories and resources

Five Resource Church leaders from across our Diocese tell us about their current activities and the highlights of their roles so far, while also sharing resources for parishes and ministries to use and adapt


How to host a Zoom trivia night

“It was wonderful seeing diverse parishioners join in with their family members and friends during the trivia evening, as people gathered in front of computer screens in studies or around smart TVs in living rooms,” says The Rev’d Charlie Lacey from Resource Church St Andrew’s, Springfield, who also offers helpful tips and quiz resources for parishes keen to hold their own Zoom trivia nights


Supporting our parishes via Parish Direct

“I was tremendously encouraged when, in response to the present situation, members of my own congregation recently approached me to find out how they might give electronically in lieu of the collection plate,” says The Rev’d Charlie Lacey from Resource Church, St Andrew’s, Springfield