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The Support Services Team offers practical support and advice to our member churches across a broad range of topics including finance and accounting, property, legal issues, church governance and church trusts.  We also operate the Baptists Together Deposit Accounts, Loan scheme and the Pastoral Fund.

The Support Services Team Leader Richard Wilson oversees strategic management and relationships with associations in relation to the three main areas of work.

Click here to contact the Support Services Team.

For information relating to Home Mission Grants, please contact your local Association.

Please click on the links below for more information about these areas of work.

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Friday 26 February 2021 - A webinar update on subject access requests and data breaches plus an update post Brexit
Friday 19 February 2021: An essential webinar for Baptist churches with listed buildings
Letter to all churches and other employers paying contributions to the DB Plan within the Baptist Pension Scheme (BPS) - 3 July 2020
Wednesday 26 February 2020: Managing the Church Manse Webinar
Tuesday 28 January 2020: Financial Services for Churches Webinar
Contact form for queries about updating church details on our database
Wednesday 20 November 2020: Webinar: Church Reserves and Reserves Policies
Friday 20 September 2019: Webinar - An introduction to Pensions for Baptist Churches
Friday 19 July 2019: Webinar giving an overview of how to be a good charity trustee
Friday 24 May 2019: Webinar giving an overview of the issues faced when carrying out a substantial redevelopment of a Church’s property or undertaking a new build
Friday 22 March 2019: Webinar explaining everything that you need to do to operate payroll in a Baptist Church for church ministers and other staff
Friday 18 January 2019: Webinar aimed at giving churches a basic overview of the issues they will face in Managing the Church’s property.
The Baptist Pension Scheme for Churches and Employers
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16 November 2018: webinar giving churches a basic introduction to Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs)
21 September 2018: A webinar for church treasurers, in partnership with ACAT
27 March 2018: Information for churches on Data Protection and GDPR
Application for a grant from the Baptists Together Pastoral Fund and the Psalms and Hymns Support Fund
Baptists Together Pastoral Fund: Empowering acts of kindness
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Information about the Baptist Union Loan Fund
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How churches can support our Loan Fund by depositing savings and reserves with the BUC
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We ask churches to check and update their contact details and supply us with statistics
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Access our webinars here and find dates of future webinars
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Offering guidance on legal, property and charity issues and acting as Property Trustee for buildings
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Covers three main areas of work – finance, pensions, and Legal and Operations (including BUC)
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Finance information for churches, accounting and taxation
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Covers three main areas of work – finance, pensions, and Legal and Operations (including BUC)
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Finance information for churches, accounting and taxation
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Offering guidance on legal, property and charity issues and acting as Property Trustee for buildings
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Access our webinars here and find dates of future webinars
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We ask churches to check and update their contact details and supply us with statistics
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How churches can support our Loan Fund by depositing savings and reserves with the BUC
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Information about the Baptist Union Loan Fund
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Baptists Together Pastoral Fund: Empowering acts of kindness
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The Baptist Pension Scheme for Churches and Employers
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