Aims and Aspirations

  • exploring ways to encourage local ownership of our worship, including greater congregational participation
  • offering a variety of styles of worship to enable all who come to encounter God
  • aiming for excellence in all we offer to God in worship

  • encouraging all members to participate in small groups for bible study, prayer and mutual support
  • providing appropriate environments for children, young people and adults to grow in the knowledge and love of God
  • offering appropriate pastoral care to each individual within the church family

  • identifying needs in the town and surrounding area and finding ways to respond as a church community, and in partnership with others
  • encouraging members to give time and money to meet the needs of others
  • providing support for individuals involved in serving the community
  • developing close links with an overseas project to learn from each other, and find appropriate ways to offer support
  • campaigning on justice and ethical issues

  • encouraging each member to share good news with others
  • building links between the church and the wider community
  • developing groups out in the community with links back into the church
  • expecting to see church growth and planning accordingly