Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage
Living God's Love Values - Generosity, Joy, Imagination and Courage

Cranfield, St Peter and St Paul version: 1

Our Details

Parish

Cranfield

Benefice

Cranfield and Hulcote with Salford

Deanery

Bedford

Archdeaconry

Bedford

Dates

  • This MAP was adopted by PCC
    26/03/2012
  • This MAP was uploaded to the website on
    04/06/2012
  • Our MAP will be reviewed next
    04/06/2012

Our Looking

Things seen about our local community

  • Parish population is approximately 4,900, and growing. 400 new homes planned.
  • Both village schools (Lower & Middle) are Church Schools.
  • Village has numerous clubs and organisations, ie. Scouts, Guides, Cadets.

Three things we have seen about our church

  • Church membership currently 59, with 95 on ER.
  • Church building recently re-ordered and redecorated to maximise space and create a good environment.
  • An active PCC with well structured sub committees.

Our Discerning

Vision (for five years' time)

We are a community Church, bringing the good news of Jesus Christ and serving this community in His love.

Priorities (for the next five years)

  • To integrate more fully with non-church goers by encouraging greater use of building.
  • To improve communications both within church family and the village.
  • To become a warm and welcoming Church, and develop a Pastoral Team.

Goals (for the next year)

  • To organise regular Coffee Mornings, encouraging young parents and children to share the facilities.
  • To organise community activities in church.
  • To build a church website.
  • Pastoral training to enable a pastoral team to be formed.
  • Fund-raising activities to assist with meeting Parish share.
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