Frequently Asked Questions

What is Church Buying?

Church Buying is a national procurement service provided by 2buy2 which delivers procurement for churches in the UK. We have 10 years of experience in helping churches release resource, enabling them to redirect it where it matters the most.

We work closely with churches to make sure they have access to competitive prices, while staying compliant with current regulations.

What church denominations do you work with?
We assist with: The Catholic Church of England and Wales (Church Marketplace) purchasing, Methodist Church purchasing, The Church of England purchasing, The Church in Wales purchasing.
Who is delivering the service?
Church Buying is provided by 2buy2, a procurement company established in 2009 offering a professional purchasing service to schools, churches, charities and businesses. Since then, 2buy2 has been working closely with churches – currently representing over 9,100 churches, over 40 cathedrals and directly managing £25-30m spend across clients.
What are the prices for the Church Buying service?
Church Buying has four service levels. CB Starter is free of charge – register to have instant access to approved suppliers. Our advanced services CB Manage, CB Strategic and CB Consult are paid for.
What categories does Church Buying cover?
We offer a wide range of approved suppliers for important areas such as: oil, water, office products, energy and photocopying. You can view more details by accessing our suppliers page here.
Can I collaborate with other churches to buy together, or as a buying group?
Yes, we can facilitate buying as a group with other churches. Purchasing as a buying group often results in bigger savings because you benefit from greater economies of scale. Contact us if you would like more information on group buying opportunities.
Can you help with an urgent procurement request?
Yes, please contact us with your request and we will be in contact. We are happy to discuss your need with no obligation to you. We offer a range of procurement services such as access to compliant frameworks and tender management support.

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