From projects to discipleship

The 4Ps From project to discipleship Synod Evangelist The 4P's So what happens once we've got our project up and running? How do we take it from a 'great community involvement' piece of work to a journey into discipleship? Do we have a plan or do we just leave it to the Holy Spirit? I would suggest as has been said before that: If you 'fail to plan...
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St Arbucks

The story of St Arbucks St Arbucks Seeks to enhance the community, support local and global business and be the best coffee and cake shop you've tried today! Trinity United Church sold its building, worshiped in a new community hall and bought a corner shop in the centre of the village with the vision of opening a coffee shop that functions as a &l...
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Reaching men of all ages (Plume Avenue URC)

Reaching Men of All Ages Reaching Men of All Ages . Enabling men to be faithful followers of Christ in the 21st century at Plume Avenue Church, Colchester. Story: Statistics in the uk show the number of men in the church is on the decline. Together with research that shows suicide as the biggest killer of men under the age of 30 Plume Avenue Church...
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Café Alive (Grange URC)

Cafe Alive at Grange URC from TheWindermereCentre Café Alive Ecumenical Community Café in Church sanctuary. Story. Being in an ideal situation, close to primary school, Pre-School, doctors surgery and secondary school and having a very good working relationship with the other 2 churches on our estate, we decided to open an ecumenical ...
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The Church in Regeneration (Crossway)

Crossway: the Church in Regeneration The Church in Regeneration: Mission below the tipping point Story This is the story of an urban church in the middle of regeneration and redevelopment, seeking to be involved in mission but with a small membership and worshipping community. Crossway is having to relocate after the local council issued a compulso...
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Free Afternoon Tea (Felton URC)

Felton URC Afternoon Tea (Free) Coffee, cake, company and chat Story The idea for the afternoon tea came from a radio programme that one of our elders was listening to. Her immediate reaction was that it was something we could do as a Church and she also felt that the impact of isolation and loneliness wa...
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The Knitted Bible Project (Balham)

The Knitted Bible Project The Knitted Bible project a fun exhibition of stories from the Bible for all ages Story Since 2013 St Andrew's URC in Balham, SW London, have been putting on an exhibition of Bible stories using knitted figures of about the size of an average nativity scene. The exhibition lasts for a week, when around 1,000 children from ...
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Pop-up Church in the Market Square (St Ives)

Pop-up Church in the Market Square The Free Church, St Ives Notes: PRACTICAL Where did the idea come from? How did it start? The idea of having a Christian presence in our market square on market day arose after the Anglican Bishop came to St Ives and went around talking to people in the market square. There were so many people who wanted to chat t...
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Tots and Carers (St Ives)

Tots and Carers (St Ives Free Church) Tots & Carers’ Group and Café Worship The Free Church, St Ives Story The Free Church, St Ives set up a Tots and Carers’ Group in order to link more with younger families in our town who do not normally attend church. The Tots and Carers’ group meets weekly on Wednesday mornings 10 a...
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