Resourcing missionally active communities

1.0 – Preface
2.0 – Summary
3.0 – Introduction

3.1 – Framework
3.2 – Purpose
3.3 – Content

4.0 – Context

4.1 – Reading Deanery
4.2 – Parish structures
4.3 – Ministry deployment
4.5 – Parish share

5.0 – Process – 4 steps
6.0 – The view from deanery synod (step 1)

6.1 – Church of the future – the Bishop of Reading
6.2 – Church of the future – synod
6.3 – Church of the future – key messages

7.0 – The view from our parishes (step 2)

7.1 – Parish feedback
7.2 – Headline
7.3 – Identifying significant topics
7.4 – Where does the analysis point us?
7.5 – An overarching objective?

8.0 – Deanery initiatives (step 3)

8.1 – Leadership development and accountability
8.1.1 – Clergy leadership consultation
8.1.2 – Mission action groups
8.1.3 – Training
8.2 – Pathways to participation
8.2.1 – Assisting with parish MAPs
8.2.2 – Connecting relationally for a purpose
8.2.3 – Connecting people and gifts
8.3 – Resourcing
8.3.1 – Resourcing Mission
8.3.2 – Values for missional resourcing
8.3.3 – Why are resources a deanery priority?
8.3.4 – Engagement
8.3.5 – Money
8.3.6 – Partnerships
8.4 – Connecting deanery and diocese
8.5 – Implementation

9.0 – Next steps
10.0 – Open questions
11.0 – Conclusion
12.0 – Appendices

Appendix 1: IMD scores for 2017 parish share calculation
Appendix 2: Church of the future responses
Appendix 3: Church of the future feedback within Living Faith framework
Appendix 4: Analysis of parish feedback to identify significant topics
Appendix 5: Significant topics
Appendix 6: Draft Incumbent leadership consultation form
Appendix 7: Draft Parish Consultation Invitation
Appendix 8: Overview of MAP process and key outcomes

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