Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults is a vital part of a church’s ministry to its local community. Rachel Dalby introduces us to a new safeguarding provider that is seeking to serve FIEC churches with help and advice.
On 1 March 2018, FIEC launched a brand new legal services company to support even more churches and Christian charities with professional legal advice. Gemma Adam introduces us to Edward Connor Solicitors.
How do you run a church or Christian charity well for the glory of God? Caroline Eade says if we’re going to be serious about our legal responsibilities there’s a conference coming up we should know about.
Gemma Adam gave up the chance to work in a private practice as a solicitor to serve Independent churches with FIEC Practical Services. We asked her to share her story as more and more churches contact us for legal help.
Avoch Congregational Church has been through a remarkable revitalisation since 2011, with numbers growing substantially to a consistent core. But when the church called a new pastor last year they needed to make sure they were legally compliant. Elder Les Smith says this is where FIEC Practical Services came in.
Bethesda Church in Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire had two buildings when Gordon Bingham became pastor in 2013. Now they’ve sold one to refurbish the other and Phil Topham’s been finding out more about their plans for the future.
There are many people in our churches who serve faithfully and without fuss “behind the scenes”. Tricia Campbell, Church Administrator at Ridgeway Church, gives us a glimpse into the life of an Administrator and shares about a conference that exists to equip them.