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The C of E’s mission to turn around numerical decline: SDF Funding and resource churches

22 November 2019


A baptism at St Matthias’s, Plymouth

A baptism at St Matthias’s, Plymouth

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The Strategic Development Fund programme has so far allocated £136 million of Church Commissioners money to projects that it is hoped will reverse the pattern of decline in church attendance.

In a two-part series for the Church Times, Madeleine Davies has been tracking down what the money has been spent on and has asked how this corresponds with the Church’s hopes. The first part of the series can be read here and the second part here.

On the podcast this week, Madeleine talks to Ed Thornton about what she has discovered.

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