...is working out what God is doing, and joining God in that.
Remembering that God is present beyond the walls of the Church.
Showing God's love for the world through Caring and Service
Sharing the Good News of how God has transformed our lives.
Understanding that simple actions can have profound consequences.
"Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will send you out to fish for people."
(Mark 1: 17, from the NIV)
Outlines the thinking and process that underpins our circuit review, as we discern how we can share the resources we have across our churches more effectively.
Introduction; What is 'church', What us 'discipleship', and What is 'evangelism'.
A helpful document that invites leaders to reflect on how the church's mission relates to local demographics, the range of activities that take place in the church building, the delineation between these that are 'church' events. Churches are encouraged to discuss how they can best make use of these connections, and how they invite people to become involved practically in the work of the church.
Designed to help local groups and projects reflect on their original aims, their leadership, and how they enable engagement through by blessing people, helping them to belong, grow in faith, question their own priorities, change how they live, and invite others to participate.
Reading lists and resources that church leaders may find helpful.
Leaflet outlining the vision and aims of the Peterborough Pioneer Hub, including how we are supported by Adherents, Associates, and Advocates.
Compiled in 2015, but still useful are the resources that we produced for the preaching and small group series.
Compiled in 2016, a series of resources intended to helping people focus on Jesus' call to engage in mission. Entitled, 'Jesus, Agent of Change'.
Mission Shaped intro has always been a free and effective resource to help churches understand why they may need to change their approach to worship and mission, in accordance with changes in how people communicate, learn, and reflect.