Buildings for Mission

Introduction

Well-maintained and enhanced church buildings are a strong witness that the Christian faith is very much alive and making a positive difference in our communities- our buildings ‘speak’. They are our place for collective worship, a house of prayer and a resource for mission. 

Sections


Buildings for Mission during COVID-19
Guidance and inspiration for how a church building can still be witness to Christ during the Coronavirus pandemic

Caring for Church Buildings (maintenance)
Resources available to assist churches maintain their buildings to ensure they are safe and positive places of welcome for people

Community connections
Access support to help you engage with local communities to help shape the vision for your church building and gain wider support

Discerning a Godly vision for your church building
Resources to assist a church develop a vision for its church building or hall

Redeveloping Church Buildings
Resources available to assist with sensitively redeveloping church buildings and making improvements to church halls

Arts
Arts projects can be a powerful way to engage people by stimulating thought and emotions to consider new and deeper ways to look at life’s big questions and current issues.

Special events
Special events that are open for local people and visitors can help put a church on the map and encourage people to visit, often for the first time. It's also a great opportunity to work with other organisations and groups and form new links.

Open doors- welcoming visitors and tourists
Top Tips on improving your visitor welcome and sharing your Christian heritage with visitors and tourists

Buildings for God's Kingdom: strategic thinking about church buildings
An introduction to the role and value of church buildings for supporting mission, and an outline of priorities for managing church buildings.