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(L-R) Resource Church leader The Very Rev'd Dr Peter Catt, Executive Director of Parishes and other Mission Agencies Commission Dr Stephen Harrison, Resource Church specialist Bishop Daniel Abot and Resource Church specialist Michelle McDonald meeting in the Cathedral office in May 2021

Eight Resource Church Specialists share stories and resources

Our Diocese’s eight Resource Church Specialists tell us about their current projects and activities and the highlights of their roles so far, while also sharing resources for parishes and ministries to use and adapt


Responding to the Holy Spirit in complex situations

“The program and learning community enable us to identify, discuss, reframe and approach the emerging opportunities within our Cathedral community and to apply the skills we are learning in practical ways to areas that the Holy Spirit is moving us,” says Angie Mooney from Resource Church, St John’s Cathedral on the Adapting Ministry in Complex Times program and co-learning community


Navigating complexity together

“A key highlight of the first workshop was hearing a lay parish leader comment at the end of the day that she now knows that she is not alone in the challenges she faces, and that a complexity approach will help give her the language and a framework tool to help navigate her way through these challenges,” says Resource Church specialist The Rev’d Daniel Hobbs