10 questions to get you thinking when creating a Wellbeing Strategy for the Church of England:
STRENGTHENING WELLBEING AND EMPOWERING OUR CLERGY

10 questions to get you thinking when creating a Wellbeing Strategy for the Church of England:

  • What does wellbeing mean to you?
    • Good physical health
    • Healthy eating
    • Work/life balance
    • People feeling empowered to flourish and their work
    • All of the above
  • What current indicators do you have of the Wellbeing of your people?
  • What should we, as leaders of the Church, have responsibility for in people’s Wellbeing?
  • What should we, as leaders of the Church, not have responsibility for in people’s Wellbeing?
  • How does the wider community support the Wellbeing of our Clergy?
  • Does the current culture support open and honest conversations around Wellbeing? What current opportunities, processes and structures are in place to encourage these kinds of conversations?
  • How equipped and confident do we feel as leaders to have great conversations with our people?
  • If someone was suffering from mental ill health, would they know what is available to them in terms of support?
  • What are you doing to help everyone prevent mental ill health?
  • Is there more that we as leaders could do to support Clergy Wellbeing in our Diocese?

Let’s take the first step towards that Wellbeing Strategy…