To bring together for the very first time, all the key players at every english cathedral to listen to the message and priorities of the Archbishops and their vision of the Church’s mission for the next decade.
To reflect on stimulating and challenging messages brought from: theology, politics, culture and the arts, the media, government, tourism and heritage.
To work together to consolidate the growth in visitors and worshippers which cathedrals have enjoyed and to define the shape and contribution cathedrals can make to the church and the nation.
To learn together from their experience and best practice and to celebrate achievements and new opportunities.
Cathedrals will be confident in their mission and aware of their potential to hold the public’s imagination and interest.
Cathedrals will be able to work co-operatively and coherently with each other, and a range of partners, to offer engagement in the public, cultural, social and artistic life of the nation.
Cathedrals will celebrate the spiritual treasures of faith and seek to share them with people of all backgrounds, ages, and cultures.
Cathedrals will be equipped to care for and enhance their buildings, widen their public appeal, and welcome more visitors from their regions, the UK and the rest of the world.