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8th March 2018





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The Church Editors Awards and Annual Meeting 2018

Methodist Central Hall

Warwick Lane, Coventry, CV1 2HA

Saturday, 5th May 2018

10.30 am – 3.30 pm

Preliminary Programme

Subject to amendment

10.30 am  Arrival and check-in

Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available. Time for a chat.

11.00 am  Welcome and introduction  John Farrow, Chairman

11.15 am  Keynote Address

More information

Please follow this link for Information on the 2018 Awards scheme

Please follow this link to download a Booking Form

Please follow these links for information on travel to Coventry

and car parking not too far from Methodist Central Hall

Please watch out for more information to follow

12.00 noon  Annual General Meeting

An agenda and the Minutes of the 2017 meeting will be available on arrival

12.30 pm  Lunch

Please either bring a packed lunch or have lunch in the Wesley Coffee Lounge

1.30 pm  What makes a good church magazine?

An opportunity to review the highlights of the entries to this year’s Awards scheme

and to discuss the ACE Survey carried out early last year.

2.15 pm  Presentation of Awards

John Farrow and Rev’d John Leach

3.00 pm  Question and Answer Session

Led by members of the ACE Executive Committee

3.30 pm  Finish

Our Keynote Speaker this year will be

Rev’d John Leach

Developing Discipleship Adviser and Trainer

Diocese of Lincoln

Don’t shoot the messenger! - 2 Samuel 1 as a case study for communication

What’s the story?

What’s the audience?

What’s the purpose?

What’s the spin?

What’s the style?

Where’s the feedback?