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Confirmation usually takes place after a person has explored his or her faith with others in the church. Most churches offer confirmation preparation where key aspects of the Christian faith can be explored, and details of the confirmation service and the statements and promises a person makes are discussed. This will include helping you to… Read more »

Human Resources

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Head of HR Susan Mansell Beckett Susan was appointed in the second half of 2009 and has been working closely with senior staff and the Archdeacons in the implementation of the Common Tenure Measure. Susan is also responsible for HR within the Diocesan Office, and for providing advice to the parishes. 07788 313148 /… Read more »

The School of Mission Team

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The School of Mission (SoM) is not just a new name, it is a new start for a key aspect of Diocesan life: the calling, envisioning, training and support of the discipleship, ministry and mission of Winchester Diocese so that we become, in all our parts and as a whole, a Mission-Shaped Diocese. In supporting… Read more »

Parish & Synod Support

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The Parish & Synod Support team brings together Stewardship, Safeguarding, Parish Share and Synodical Governance, recognising that all the areas of work have the same basic purpose – to support good management and compliance at every level of our diocesan structures. The configuration of the team is designed to recognise that solid management of statutory… Read more »

Resource Development

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The Resource Development team brings together the following areas of responsibilities: Property DAC, Pastoral, Vacancies and Closed Churches Old Alresford Place Regional IT The aim of the Resource Development team is to ensure that we are managing and maintaining our assets across the diocese and making the most of them. This may involve buying and… Read more »

Finance Team

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From 2008 a single Finance team was created across the Dioceses of Guildford, Portsmouth & Winchester. This team has the job not only of servicing the accounting and budgeting requirements of the central Diocesan organisations, but also resources local churches, particularly treasurers and clergy, and Deanery Finance Committee Chairmen in their financial responsibilities. The team… Read more »