National Estate Churches Network

Tag: Evangelism

  • Sport and Estates Event – 20th October 2022

    Sport and Estates Event – 20th October 2022

    Sport For All will take place on Thursday 20 October 2022, 9.30 – 4.30 at St Andrew’s, Leyland, PR25 3EL. Why not bring a group from your church and join us for a fantastic day?

  • Leading your Estate Church into Growth

    Leading your Church into Growth (LyCiG) are running a course in June 2022 especially tailored for estate churches.

  • Growing Good – Free discipleship course

    Growing Good – Free discipleship course

    Find out about the Growing Good Toolkit, a free discipleship course. Explore how your church can grow and make a difference in your community.

  • Webinar: C of E vision for the 2020s Monday 26 April, 12.30 – 1.30pm

    Join Archbishop Stephen Cottrell and panel members to find out more about the emerging vision and strategic priorities for the Church for the next decade. This is the second in a series of webinars that will explore what it means to be a church that is centred on Jesus Christ and shaped by Jesus Christ – a church that is simpler, humbler, bolder. In this session, we will be […]

  • NECN in Conversation with Pioneer Minister Jane Emson

    Middlesbrough CENTRE OF MISSION About the Centre of Mission Middlesbrough Centre of Mission is based on the Brambles Farm and Thorntree estates in Middlesbrough, which are in the top 1% most deprived neighbourhoods in the country. – Thorntree is being one of the most deprived areas in the UK (IMD 2019). St Thomas Church (Brambles […]

  • Who’s who @NECN

    Introducing Emma Ash – Trustee From living in a high-rise building in Hong Kong and travelling back to the U.K. staying with my Mum in her council flat, trying to discern my calling, I ended up writing a piece for the Church Times on the financial barriers that ordination places onto the work-class. Andy Delmege […]

  • Apostolic training for an indigenous ministry?

    Estates practitioner and priest, Joe Hasler offers some thoughts around training local people for God’s mission in extracts from his poem below. The whole reflection can be downloaded at the end of this post. Apostolic means ‘Go to’ or ‘being sent’. An Apostle meaning ‘one sent on a mission’.     We have had the […]

  • New Resources from Jesus Shaped People

    Many of you will already be aware of the work of Jesus Shaped People, helping people to become focussed on mission and service. They have a new course called Stay Alert to the Spirit. There are intergenerational materials for both on and off line, or a mix of both. For more information you can get […]

  • The Church @ Five Story

    The Church @ Five Story

    There is a little heard real life story that refutes the popular image of Christianity in decline. Church@Five is that story. Through the tremendous efforts of a committed group of activists, led by Helen Shannon, something remarkable has happened on the Strawberry Vale estate over the last ten years. Jesus Christ has come to a […]

  • GRA:CE Project Launch (online)

    At a time of unprecedented change and uncertainty, what is the future for the national church? How should it respond to the intensifying social, material, and spiritual needs of the people it exists to serve? How has it adapted to declining levels of religious affiliation? Drawing on three years of extensive research across the country, […]