This 4th edition has been revised and updated to take account of changes in canon and secular law. It provides factual information and practical suggestions about the legal and spiritual duties and responsibilities of the PCC, with an emphasis on real partnership between clergy and laity.
Practical Theology and Qualitative Research examines methodologies of the social sciences and questions how they can enable the task of theological reflection. Practical theology is a growing discipline in its own right, and the authors offer the latest thinking in this area; of how to use theological learning in practical situations.
This text is a step-by-step guide for churchwardens and PCCs on managing a church when there is no priest. It offers practical advice on topics such as preparing for an interregnum; arranging for continuing worship and pastoral care; and keeping church administration going.