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Manage better with Church Buying's Paid Services

01/10/2020

Manage better with Church Buying's Paid Services With Covid still impacting your church, are you confident your audio-visual equipment is enabling you to connect with your congregation? If your church is opening up, is your heating system going to keep worshippers warm in the winter months? These are just some of the many services and supplies that you need to think about. Church Buying can help... Read more

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Unveiling a unique service to help welcome worshippers back safely

09/06/2020

We are delighted to unveil our launch of a unique service to help congregations and parishioners reconnect with their place of worship safely as lockdown is eased, by helping churches secure personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning and hygiene supplies easily and at better prices. Supported by our parent 2buy2, we already... Read more

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Procurement firm sourcing PPE for lockdown easing

Procurement firm sourcing PPE for lockdown easing

05/06/2020

Welsh procurement specialist 2Buy2 has revealed how it is helping churches, charities, schools, healthcare and businesses in Wales and England to secure personal protective equipment (PPE) and hygiene and cleaning products in preparation for the easing of lockdown. The Pencoed business, which was established by in 2009 by chief executive Rob... Read more

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Covid-19 - How we continue to help

Covid-19 - How we continue to help

19/03/2020

Dear valued customers, Through this unusual and challenging time, I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know what we at Church Buying are doing to manage the impact internally and for our customers. The wellbeing of our team, their families and our customers is our priority. All of our team have been prepared and trained to work remotely from home. In... Read more

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Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Scenario Response Plan: support for churches, faith and belief groups

13/03/2020

We understand that during this difficult time, your community needs to be informed and protected. That's why we have developed a 'Covid-19 Scenario Response Plan' to help you develop robust and clear plans for communicating changes to the delivery of your services and pastoral support. DOWNLOAD PLAN For... Read more

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Churches’ demand for green energy doubles

Churches’ demand for green energy doubles

21/01/2020

More and more churches are trying to tackle climate change by reducing their carbon footprint and switching to green energy. Church Buying has seen the demand for its green energy contracts double since 2016. The Big Church Switch, a green energy campaign by Church Buying, has been running for 4 years and has seen churches from a range of denominations... Read more

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Switch to green

Big Church Switch

16/12/2019

campaign calls on churches of all denominations, faith and belief groups to switch to using energy suppliers that only put electricity into the national grid from 100% green sources (such as solar, wind or waterflow) instead of supplying power generated from fossil fuels. Why switch? Green energy can help restore the earth and bring balance to God’s creation. It offers a chance for... Read more

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Church Buying launches with new procurement-as-a-service offering

18/11/2019

Church Buying is a new purchasing service launched by leading church buying group 2buy2 to help churches and others reduce time and money spent on day-to-day purchases and their long-term planning needs. Church Buying releases resources to ensure donations are spent wisely and provides assurance that products are fit for purpose, safe to... Read more

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5 tips for Church procurement

13/05/2019

1. Take time to evaluate Before going out to the market, try spending some time understanding your current contract. You will need to know key aspects of your previous agreements such as the expiry date and details on the termination notice. This will allow you to factor enough time into the quotation process and ensure continuity of supply. Then, you will also have to... Read more

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Methodist Churches save £57,000 thanks to Church Buying’s innovative scheme

Methodist Churches save £57,000 thanks to Church Buying’s innovative scheme

13/05/2019

The Methodist Energy Basket was created by 2buy2 (who provide the Church Buying service) with the intention of saving Methodist Churches money and time on their energy procurement, so they can reinvest their resources where it matters most. In 2016, the first energy basket joined the spend of 144 Methodist Churches. The... Read more

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