Watch the videos used during the second round of Open Conversations
Watch a recording made of one of the meetings, which includes the five videos below. Scroll down for more in depth videos of the case studies.
A video of welcome from Bishop John and Archdeacon Nikki:
What makes for a healthy and sustainable church - our Bishops and Archdeacon Nikki share their thoughts:
Bishop Martin explores some of the different types of ministry which will support our parishes in the future:
Archdeacon Robert and Director of Ministry and Discipleship Jonathan Kimber explain some of the resources available to help parishes:
Sharing thoughts on the future of the Church across Worcestershire and Dudley:
During the Open Conversations videos were produced highlighting some case studies of churches around the diocese.
Here you can watch a more in depth video for each case study.
Christ Church, Matchborough:
Reader and Churchwarden, Marilyn Bishop talks about how their parish will be supported by a Self-Supporting Minister alongside a Community Missioner:
David Hoskin explains why they felt having a Community Missioner was the best approach to ministry for their team.
Self-supporting Minister, Paula Honniball explains that she will soon be taking responsibility for a number of churches just outside of Droitwich.
Sarah Dangerfield, who is Priest in Charge of Fladbury, Hill & Moor, Wyre Piddle, Cropthorne & Charlton as well as Associate Priest to Peopleton & White Ladies Aston w Churchill & Spetchley & Upton Snodsbury & Broughton Hackett, Stoulton w Drakes Broughton & Pirton & Norton and Abberton, The Flyfords, Naunton Beauchamp & Bishampton w Throckmorton, explains how these parishes just north of Pershore began to explore how ministry might look in the future.
Chair of the House of Clergy and Vicar of Pershore, Claire Lording, talks about her hopes for the future of ministry across our diocese.