Benefice of the Future

We will pilot new approaches to rural mission, creating larger benefices to boost internal resources, increasing vibrancy in rural communities.

Take a look at the case studies below and find out how our rural benefices are using the new technology available and how it might help and inspire you too. 

North Hampshire Downs


The North Hampshire Downs Benefice offers a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and space where people can discover God for themselves and learn about the Christian way of life.


Avon Valley Partnership


The Avon Valley Partnership benefice are a group of local people of all ages and a variety of backgrounds who are united in our love for Jesus and our desire to serve others. They are comprised of seven churches that lie on the Western edge of the New Forest. The benefice is large and diverse.

Pastrow Benefice - Growing the Family

The small team working in the Pastrow Benefice are looking at implementing Church Desk and starting Fresh Expressions of church.