Church Planting

Encourage further church planting and pioneering with the resources available – CHURCH PLANTING

  • Map out the specific opportunities and gaps in mission and church life in the deanery
  • Develop and implement a 5-year church planting plan using the resources available to the Deanery, local churches and the Diocese
  • Develop our learning about how to collaborate together on mission
  • Discern how to plant into the poorest areas of the city
  • Develop a multifaceted approach which distinguishes between Church Plants / Pioneering / In-plants / Fresh expressions / New forms of church

Some specific Deanery goals

 

  • Task Group to develop a 5-year church planting plan and share vision with Diocese as part of us learning together November 2018          Task Group / DMPG / DEA / DRME
  • Identify geographic/demographic gaps in mission and ministry and share these across the Deanery for prayer and reflection September 2017            Task Group / DMPG / DEA / DRME
  • Develop models of planting that minister to the poor Ongoing / Reviewed annually Task Group / DMPG / DEA / DRME
  • Develop missional ‘New Housing’ teams as appropriate Ongoing / Reviewed annually Task Group / DMPG / DEA / DRME