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

Dunton, St Mary Magdalene version: 1

Our Details

Parish

Dunton

Benefice

Dunton with Wrestlingworth and Eyeworth

Deanery

Biggleswade

Archdeaconry

Bedford

Dates

  • This MAP was adopted by PCC
    08/01/2012
  • This MAP was uploaded to the website on
    09/06/2012
  • Our MAP will be reviewed next
    30/06/2013

Our Looking

Things seen about our local community

  • We are a Rural Parish of about 700 pop.
  • We have an outstanding Lower Church School.
  • We recognise the huge needs and huge potential for good in God's world.

Three things we have seen about our church

  • We are friendly and welcoming.
  • We have a desire to grow in faith.
  • We want to explore how the church might be used to enrich the worship we offer and our service to the community.

Our Discerning

Vision (for five years' time)

A welcoming church, a friendly church, a place where faith is expressed in the worship we offer to God.

Priorities (for the next five years)

  • All Age Praise - develop skills in producing and presenting accessible and engaging worship for all.
  • To encourage and sustain our work and contacts with children through the Church School, Sunday Club & Holiday Club.
  • To plan for change, reordering church in appropriate ways that we may full engage in transforming worship as well as in mission.

Goals (for the next year)

  • To begin conversations withe the church community and DAC.
  • To continue to explore ways of working with children.
  • To strengthen contact/involvement with the Church School.
  • To set up a planning group for All Age Praise.
  • To pray.
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