Sports Ministry on Estates – 20th Oct 2022
Plans are coming together for our workshop day. Read more to see the programme for the day and hear from the keynote speakers Martin and Claire.
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
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
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…