Responding to anecdotal evidence of an increase in attendance.
Data sets and reports
We are working hard to reduce our carbon emissions across our diocese; church buildings, vicarages, church schools etc. We have set ourselves some key targets to track progress.
Introduced during the pandemic, and in response to the very visible needs arising from war in Ukraine and a worsening cost of living crisis, this focus area seeks to raise awareness and amplify our response in responding to poverty and inequality.
Archdeacons write to Church Wardens each year with a request for information from each parish. Given the high number of responses, the 2023 findings can be used with confidence as they are representative of parishes across the diocese.
It’s clear that Come and See is now valued and established as part of the diocesan calendar. In 2023, the total open rate for daily emails was in excess of 150,000
Independent research exploring the experience of clergy as they delivered spiritual, psychological, and social care during the various stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, with a particular focus on the effects of the digitalisation of practice.
Come and See 2022 built on firm foundations laid in 2021. This evaluation considers who joined us, what appealed to them and what we can learn for 2023.
There were 285 Church Schools across the diocese as of January 2023. This page shows the current gradings for all schools up to the end of the 2021/22 academic year.