Collecting statistics for mission

Count those beansThe Church of England collects statistics from each church about its attendance and finances in order to build up a picture by locality, diocese and across the country.

These statistics help us plan how to identify needs and make the best use of our resources in meeting them.

  • Please make 2018 'Statistics for Mission' and 'Return for Parish Finance' submissions online (link below left), or in case of difficulty by using paper forms which may be downloaded (below right). 
  • Note that claims for Permissible Deductions can now be made online with the rest of your submission.

Online submission via the Church of England web site (in new tab or window):

parishreturns.churchofengland.org

If you enter a figure which is clearly outside what might normally be expected it will be queried. It will also check your calculations to give you confidence that the figures submitted are reasonable. The system produces an instant report giving you feedback on how the church's data has changed over the last ten years. These reports will be available to use in presentations at church meetings etc. It is planned that in the future the system will allow other data to be collected.

Problems with online submission?

Download paper documents below:

The membership and finance forms should be returned to

Gillian Green
Church House
St John's Terrace
North Shields
NE29 6HS

 

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