Ministry of Welcome
Our aim is to promote our church buildings and to ensure that they are accessible and welcoming.
The National Churches Trust ComRes poll (January 2016) report that 84% of British adults agree that the UK’s churches are an important part of the UK heritage and history …
Read more: National Churches Trust – Jan’16
Visit The Churches Conservation Trust website and find out more about their work in keeping English churches safe for future generations to enjoy.
A basic course on making our Churches more welcoming – this course is completely stand-alone and is suitable for an hour-long session:
There is sample material below – for you to take a look at and download if you wish:
Children Leaflet – extending the welcome to children and describing the activities taking place that may be of interest to them:
Willington St Lawrence Church Guide – brief explanation of points of particular interest – opportunity to give history if appropriate:
St Albans Diocese’ Church Tourism Children’s Guide / Trail:
Church Tourism Terms of Reference – 3 Year Plan:
You may be interested to read a number of articles which appear in the Summer 2011 edition of Reader magazine, below: