Next steps and how to get involved

Next steps

The journey of Transforming Church. Together (TCT) began in January 2021 when Bishop Viv invited everyone in the Diocese to join a conversation about our priorities, under God, for the future.

After periods of discussion, listening and discernment we now have a Synod–approved strategy for the diocese for the next five years.

Now’s the time to reflect on what this will mean for us in our parishes and benefices before the start of the strategy period in early 2023.

Please pray. None of our plans can become real without God’s will and the work of the Holy Spirit. The Bishop’s Council hope that all clergy and parishes will be able to build intentional times and opportunities for prayer into their deliberations on our future.

Get involved

We remain committed to the process being open, inclusive, and having God at the centre; and you all have a role to play. We encourage you to get involved and contribute your thoughts and ideas, at all stages.

Please share the vison, purpose, values and four outcomes with your teams, congregations, friends, and families. 

If you would like to get in touch with us about Transforming Church. Together, please email

There will be some more opportunities to get involved in Transforming Church over the coming months. For updates please follow us on social media or sign up to our enewsletter. Thank you to everyone who has been involved so far for helping us to shape our future.

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