Monthly Archives: February 2011

Thinking about Fresh Expressions – Core team meeting 2

At our second core team meeting last week we thought about Fresh Expressions of church and watched the first fresh expressions DVD from 2005 which gave 15 examples of new forms of church. The official definition of a fresh expression … Continue reading

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All on the same page – core team meeting 1

Last week we had a good first meeting of the core team who will form the nucleus of the new church. We began by sharing why we were here. It encouraged me to hear that we all want a church … Continue reading

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February Update

Some things have begun to get going here. Community relationships continue to be generally good. There is co-operation from the local businesses to be involved in community events and they have said they are willing to host some events I … Continue reading

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Different Types of community involvement

I’m reading Robert D. Putnam’s book Bowling Alone, which seems to be the most detailed study of community involvement in the US in the 20th Century. He charts many areas of civic life where engagement is on the wane. I … Continue reading

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