Mission and ministry in new housing areas

Date and Time :
27th March 2023 - 9:30am - 4:00pm

New Housing Conference

Approaches to Mission & Ministry in new developments

A day conference for clergy, lay leaders, deanery and diocesan leadership who have new housing developments in their area of responsibility and ministry.

Join us to hear from and be inspired by those who have stories to tell and experience to share, with keynote speakers and focused sessions for medium (300-1000 homes) and large (>1000 homes) developments.

Lunch will be provided (please indicate dietary requirements on the booking form).


Flourish House, Cathedral Way, Wells, BA5 1FD


This course is free to attend for those from the Diocese of Bath and Wells. For those outside the diocese the event costs £10 to attend, which you can pay via our online shop.

Keynote speakers


Penny Marsh

chairs the Churches Together in England New Housing Areas group and is a co-director of the New Housing Hub. 

Fiona Mayne

is an ordained pioneer minister who leads a church on a new housing estate in Haywood Village, Weston-super-Mare. 

Emma Critchley

is the Pastoral and Advisory Secretary for St. Albans Diocese. Emma has drawn together two successful parish workshops on housing and new communities.

Sarah Bagnall

is churchwarden for the Parish of Gilston and Eastwick where their two church buildings will shortly find themselves at the heart of a development of 10,000 new homes. 

Tom Yacomeni

has worked in Parish ministry for over 20 years with an emphasis on Church growth and planting.

Find out more about the keynote speakers here. (You can also download, print and share this document to promote the conference where you are.)


Bookings now closed for this event


For enquires about New Housing, contact Richard Priestley

For enquires regarding registration, contact Allie White

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