Online - Fresh Expressions - Church at the economic margins
Open to all denominations.
To share what we are noticing about new ways of being church in our communities amongst people experiencing economic poverty.
To reflect on the lived experience of people experiencing poverty.
To reflect on nurturing small groups, connecting with our communities beyond the walls of church buildings
To reflect on the fresh expressions of church journey and values in way which might lead to serving neighbour and neighbour loving Jesus.
To learn from each other, share good practice and resources
To be honest about the challenges
To witness to the need for the wider church to be changed by the gifts of people at the economic margins
Move beyond the middle-class norms dominating fresh expressions of church in some people’s minds
There is a real crisis emerging in the cost of living across the UK will result in greater numbers of people being destitute and people experiencing poverty in greater numbers.
In-Person - Sport and Estates Event - Leyland, Lancashire
@St Andrew’s Parish Church Church Road Leyland
NECN is excited to host a day-long event showcasing the wonderful ways in which sport can be a catalyst and and vehicle for churches to reach out to their communities.
Come to find out simple ways to bring the Good News to estates through sports events and coaching.
See work first hand at St Andrew’s Church, Leyland as we visit the 'Walking Football' group.
Listen to keynote speakers with more than 40 years ministry experience - Martin Bateman and Claire Lunn-Rockliffe from Ambassadors GB.
With workshops including Scripture Union - Mark Oliver, Doorstep Sport and the Gospel and Kick.
In-Person - The Harvest Is Plentiful: Disciple making Training - Manchester
@Ivy Manchester Church, 97 Barlow Moor Road, Didsbury
Discover in community how to multiply disciples and simple/micro churches drawing from insights from Jesus, Paul and UK practitioners.
Participants will experience hands on training that involves bible discovery and practice in an interactive learning community. Training is delivered by UK practitioners and each team/participant will leave with inspiration, vision and a clear plan for multiplying the Kingdom of God in their location and beyond with the tools to get going!
This is for any disciple of Jesus, church planter, evangelist and church leaders/teams!