Comms Audit Notice
In order to help us spread the load of church administration, pastoral work and keep in touch with each for support and encouragement, Sue and Karen are in the process of carrying out a communications audit. We hope that this will help us all gain a better understanding of how the administration of our church works and enable us to better weather the interregnum.
If you think you may have information that will enable Sue and Karen to build up a reference document giving details of who does what, and a general how to guide for church procedures please do not hesitate to contact Karen or Sue.
Alternatively Contact Us and we will pass on your details
The comms audit is a project that myself and Sue have created as part of the Mission Partnerships Leadership for Change course which began in the new year. The proposal for the project has been presented to and ratified by the Church Officers and Church Council.
The Communications Group is also aware of our project and we will be working closely with them and hope that this audit will benefit them in their work within the church family.
The Audit has two main objectives, one internal and one outward facing.
Our internal objective is to facilitate better communication within the church family. Through information gathering we wish compile a reference document showing who carries out which key roles and best practice for key procedures e.g who to contact to borrow a key to the church or how to obtain a DSB certificate. This activity will provide an opportunity to confirm that all our procedures are in compliance with latest data protection guidelines. The reference document will be accessible from a central point, to be confirmed, to enable access for all who require this information. We also wish to enable regulated access to a data protection compliant Church Directory.
A further aim of the internal audit is to use the gathered information to reveal the workload of key people within our church family and any overlap of roles and even identify ways in which workloads can be eased.
Our outward facing objective is to establish which groups are interacting with our local community, what activities they carry out, as well as confirming that best practice is being followed. The objective here is to inform the new minister as well as the church family.
Another aspect of this part of the project would be to better explain Bradwell Church’s relationship with the Stantonbury Ecumenical Partnership and why it matters.
In order to gather this information Sue and I will be setting up meetings. We will also have our details published on the notice sheet and the church website to enable people to forward information to us for collation to speed up the process and thereby enable to church to gain greater benefit during the interregnum.