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During 2016 James Vaughton spent time researching what a church that effectively disciples young people does, looks and feels like. There are some big challenges in this area for organisations like YFC and local churches. Working in partnership with Bath Deanery we published our report, Shaping Church to Disciple Young People. When asked what a […]
It was so great to gather at St Michael’s in Twerton in January, to discuss and think through more about discipleship and disciple-making. The day was an interactive exploration of discipleship and disciple-making and we looked at questions like: If making and growing disciples is our goal as churches on mission, what can we learn […]
As a deanery we are really determined that we hold the highest possible standards in the area of Safeguarding and I am grateful to Glenys Armstrong, the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer, for the following checklist for every parish. It can be quite difficult to state exactly what each church will need to do in order to […]
I want to start by saying just two simple sentences about the church. First, the church exists to worship God in Jesus Christ. Second, the Church exists to make new disciples of Jesus Christ. Everything else is decoration. Some of it may be very necessary, useful, or wonderful decoration – but it’s decoration.