Liverpool South Deanery

"Act as if" stage

Following the Affirmation at the Deanery Synod on 25th April, churches who voted to enter the next stage of the Fit for Mission journey will proceed together to the "Act as if" stage.

The Rev Phil Saltmarsh has accepted the role of Change Lead with Lisa Gilligan from the Dicosese supporting us as Change facilitator.

A description of the process can be read on the Diocesan Website



Navigation Team

The Navigation team is a local team of clergy and 5 lay people from parishes exploring "Fit for Mission" who will navigate and coordinate the two-year change programme.  The Navigation team members will have specific strategy development and coordination skills and will serve the deanery/larger parish as they use these skills. The team will be supported by the  Change Facilitator, who will help the team to plan and progress in all the areas of change required. 
Expressions of interest are to be submitted by Friday 31st May.  For   Informal expressions of interest and further infomation message Rev Phil Saltmarsh, Change Lead on 07365279983 or email Completed Expressions of Interest can be emailed to Rev Phil Saltmarsh and Lisa Gilligan c/o Jessica Forrester   The expression of interest can also be completed using microsoft form


Project Administrator 

The Diocese are looking to employ a Project Administrator to support the process and come and work with some great people in South Liverpool as we move forward on our Fit for Mission Journey and seek to, introduce more people to Jesus; deepen discipleship; develop Christian leaders and work for justice . Based at St James House 16hrs pw . please share with anyone you think has a heart for this kind of role!  Applications close 16th June.  For more info visit:

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