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MAP Planning

Research shows time and again that churches that want to grow and that have a clear plan are more likely to do so. This is not to say that the plan needs to be set in aspic (or carefully laminated and displayed in the porch), rather that it is an organic and living document. It is a work tool – not an end in itself. It is a document that helps you discern who you are in this chapter of your church’s life, where you are called to be, and how you’re going to get there.

Your MAP is yours and needs to serve your needs for God’s purposes! The best MAPs are annotated, a bit dog-eared and well-used (!) The best MAPs are on every agenda of the PCC to be robustly discussed. As each step is taken and each task completed it then becomes a document of celebration and encouragement as well as a place of reflection and learning.

If you are uploading a new MAP please ensure the upload is finished by
31st July; after this date the form is changing. Thank you.

If you would like a copy of the new MAP form to help your planning please click here. All incumbents, CWs and Secretaries are being sent a PDF of the new form so they can use it in planning any MAP reviews/re-writes.

If you’d like to discuss this please contact kpeacock@stalbans.anglican.org. We hope the new form will be more user friendly and help you focus on your priorities as we work together for the Kingdom.

  1. Register yourself on this website (if you haven’t already).
    • If you’re taking over from somebody else you will still need to register with your own email address.
    • If you have already registered but have forgotten your password you can reset your password here.
  2. Once registered, go to the Upload/Review your MAP webpage and sign in if requested.
  3. Complete the MAP Assignment Request form and the Diocesan Office will assign your user account to the correct Church / Parish MAP.

If you have any queries or concerns about the new MAP form or system, please get in touch with us – we are here to help! Email MAP Administration

 

The MAP Support Document can be downloaded here:

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