From the Diocese of St Albans
A message from Arun Kataria, Diocesan Communications Officer (29 November 2018)
Communication is changing
are putting more emphasis on communicating through social and digital
media alongside introducing a quarterly printed magazine from this
Advent. The intention is better to support churches in their mission
especially at this very busy time at Christmas. The changes reflect a
similar shift in national church communications.
Alban Life is
a new quarterly printed magazine for the people of St Albans Diocese.
To be published at Advent, Lent, Pentecost and Harvest, each edition
will give you 28 pages of encouraging, informing and inspiring stories
about current issues and themes relevant to the life of people and
churches in St Albans Diocese. We will be distributing the first few
copies of Alban Life to you free of charge so you can get to know it.
should be arriving at churches tomorrow, 30 November, for distribution
to their congregation, and we hope that you and they will enjoy reading
it. We will circulate a short survey after the magazine has been
released, and would be grateful for any feedback as we begin planning
and writing future editions.
replace SeeRound as a fortnightly e-mail roundup of news from the
diocese and from parishes, forthcoming events, people notices and
vacancies. Do make sure you are signed up to receive this by clicking here,
and please encourage your PCC and congregations to do the same. This
will not be produced as a separate printable PDF as it is designed to be
read online on your computer or mobile phone, but each page can be
printed directly from the website if preferred.
Social Media our presence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram continues
to grow, please do make sure you are following us if you use any of
these networks, and encourage others to do the same.
For details of jobs in the Diocesan Office, go to https://www.stalbans.anglican.org/diocese/other-vacancies/
Diocese of St Albans Multi-Academy Trust (DSAMAT) is looking to recruit
Board members with
experience of working at senior board level and/or financial
management/compliance, and Regional Hub Board members to develop its governance
ready for further growth. To express an interest and find
out more about the work of the Trust, please contact
Mr Paul Dickens, Chair of the Trust Board, by emailing