Mission and Purpose Resources

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A Place with a Clear Mission and Purpose and Good Collaborative Leadership

Part of the bank of parish support resources in response to Mission Action Planning (MAP) process.

It is he whom we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone in all wisdom, so that we may present everyone mature in Christ. For this I toil and struggle with all the energy that he powerfully inspires within me. (Col 1:28-29)

According to From Anecdote to Evidence churches that have a clear mission and purpose are far more likely to report growth. (p11)

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Fresh Expressions

Fresh Expressions are new forms of church that emerge within contemporary culture and engage primarily with...

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Mission Shaped Ministry

A course designed to help you rediscover mission and reimagine church

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Mission Shaped Ministry (MSM)

A year to be equipped in planting and sustaining fresh expressions of church

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Mission Shaped Intro

A short course helping people reconnect with their communities in fresh expressions of church

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Phil Potter talks about Fresh Expression and a 'Mixed Economy' church

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C of E Pioneer Ministry Resources

Stories, information, resources, support and networks for pioneers

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Fresh expression of community in high street coffee stores

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