Parishes and Other Mission Agencies Commission

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Clergy aged 65+ wellbeing and contribution survey

“At a time in life when people usually wind back work-related activities, clergy aged over 65 in the Anglican Church Southern Queensland are making a huge contribution. We have to wonder what the church would look like if the thousands of hours of quality ministry they provide were not given,” says Executive Director of PMC Stephen Harrison on a 65+ clergy survey

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Church growth – what do we really know?

“Importantly, the research found that theological tradition appears to make no significant difference to church growth or decline. Neither does the gender, ethnicity or marital status of the leader,” says Dr Stephen Harrison on a recent UK church growth report