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

Luton, St Andrew version: 2

Our Details

Parish

Luton, St Andrew

Benefice

Luton, St Andrew

Deanery

Luton

Archdeaconry

Bedford

Dates

  • This MAP was adopted by PCC
    30/01/2019
  • This MAP was uploaded to the website on
    10/04/2019
  • Our MAP will be reviewed next
    30/01/2020

Our Looking

What progress have you made with the Goals from your previous MAP, and what do you want to celebrate?

  • Bible Study group started and now in its second year.

    Bible Study Sponsored Walk

    7th July 2018 Wardown Park, Luton. Raising funds for our Peace Garden


  • New Family service on First Sunday, after main service .

What Goals did you set where you saw less progress than you would have liked?

  • More community ivolvement. Communion to those unable to attend church. As this is our first MAP,these are our goals for the coming years.
  • Re-connect with schools and engage them in upcoming activites.

Things seen about our local community

  • The decline of the 08.00 service. Elderly of the church not being replaced.
  • Population change to mainly Non-Christian.
  • Lack of engagement with children in local commuity and schoools.

How have you begun to engage with these concerns / needs / issues?

  • Have visited schools and other churches and invited them to our Easter Bonnet Parade and Easter Egg Hunt. Have agreed with some school leaders to attend and speak at assemblies.
  • Activities planned to include the wider the community. Purchase of a tent for outdoor activities.
  • Creation of a Peace Garden.

Our Discerning

Vision (for five years' time)

A welcoming church, Involved in building relationsips in the community. Somewhere where people can feel comfortable even if they are not of the Christian faith.

Priorities (for the next five years)

  • To engage with the community/Parish.
  • Form a visiting group for Care Homes.
  • Baptism and Marriage Follow-ip as well as Confirmation candidates.

Goals (for the next year)

  • Youth interaction through schools and joining with other church or forming youth group.
  • Create and maintain Church Website.
  • Creating banners to advertise.Create Newsletter for distribution within the community, via, doctors or dental surgeries etc.
  • Continue development of Peace Garden.
  • CCTV and gate to be fitted to protect the rear of the church where the Peace Garden is as well as the front of the church.
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