Good Governance


Trustees and members of church committees have vitally important role to play in their church’s mission and ministry.

They provide the vision for the church but also ensure the church operates within legal rules and regulations.

Trustees have key duties as well as legal responsibility for a church’s management and administration. ACAT’s resources will help to ensure that these duties are carried out competently and effectively.


ECCR launches new Ethical Buying Guide for Churches   17th November 2021

The Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility – ECCR – has launched its new ‘Ethical Buying Guide for Churches’ resource. ECCR’s vision is to see money used in a way that creates a fairer and more sustainable world. One of ACAT’s longstanding Partners in Ministry, it helps faith communities and people make financial choices which reflect […]


Nine insurance considerations when planning a church event   5th October 2021

With the onset of autumn, many Churches are entering the season of light nights and firework events – and many of us might even be starting to think about Christmas… Whilst these events may take a slightly different form this year as we navigate the lifting of pandemic restrictions, a church still has a duty […]


CCLA to appraise ‘good investment’ specifically for church treasurers   29th September 2021

ACAT is delighted to be welcoming Andrew Robinson MBE, CCLA’s Executive Director of Market Development, as one of the keynote speakers at our 2021 virtual conference. Andrew’s webinar entitled What is good investment? will take place at 7pm on Thursday, October 14. Here, Andrew explains how church treasurers will specifically benefit from the webinar… ‘REALITY […]

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