Sport & Wellbeing: Downloads

Exploring Sports Ministry in the UK, National Trends and Local Expressions
By Andrew parker et al, exploring the fuller sports ministry research undertaken in the Gloucester Diocese in the Journal of Religion and Society, 2021, Vo.23.
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Sport England: Sport and the Church of England Research
Commissioned by Sport England and the Diocese of London, this research looked to understand and map current sport ministry in the London Diocese and how it might help Sport England deliver its objectives.
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Faith, hoops and charity
This report, by State of Life, 2020, measured the health and wellbeing benefits of weekly religious attendance and physical activity alongside previous work on volunteering.
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Bodies of Christ: health, sport and whole-person ministry
A Diocese of London commissioned report prepared by Jacqueline Cameron and Mark Balcar, 2018, exploring the potential for the diocese to develop sport ministry.
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Football Nativity services for use on World Cup Final Day
Download and use these free outline 'Football Nativity' services which could be used in the lead up to the World Cup Final in December 2022.
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Sports mission in public spaces
This document from Scripture Union outlines what sports mission is, why using public spaces is helpful, as well as the ‘where, what and how’ of doing so.
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Information flyer
A useful download to help inspire teams or individuals to consider sports ministry.
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Sport & Wellbeing Background
Read the background detail and strategic focus of the Church of England's Sport & Wellbeing Project.
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