Carl Smethurst


Bookkeeping for Churches

We have identified bookkeepers who each see their role as supportive, walking alongside leadership teams and volunteers. This can include training or taking on agreed tasks where this cannot be sourced within the church.  If you are considering such services, then please contact either or both of the individuals below […]


Mentoring

  Appreciative mentoring (AM) is an approach to walking alongside one another that seeks to identify and foster the best in people. Ade Gascoyne, Minister of Totnes United Free church, is training as a mentor at present and is offering mentoring opportunities to Ministers in SWBA. He writes, “I am […]


Home Mission Community Day

Saturday 30th April, 10am-12noon (Zoom) FREE event but registration required – click here For all those supported by Home Mission grants in Southern Counties Baptist Association, South Wales Baptist Association, South West Baptist Association & West of England Baptist Network… and anyone else who’s interested! This online gathering will be led […]


Church Leadership Team Morning with Ken Benjamin

FREE but booking required – CLICK HERE DATE: Sat 2nd April, 10:30am-12noon (followed by a free lunch) VENUE: Onsite at SWBA Offices, Exeter (EX2 5DL) & Online by Zoom Ken Benjamin, Director of Church Relationships for London Institute for Contemporary Christianity and former BU President, is visiting the South West […]


Churches Together Gathering with Ken Benjamin

DATE: Sun 3/4, 6pm VENUE: Mutley Baptist, Plymouth, PL4 6LB Ken Benjamin, Director of Church Relationships for London Institute for Contemporary Christianity and former BU President, is visiting the South West at the beginning of April to speak about LICC’s ‘Whole Life Discipleship’ theme and resources. This event is for […]