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

Willian, All Saints version: 3

Our Details

Parish

Willian

Benefice

Letchworth, St Paul with Willian

Deanery

Hitchin

Archdeaconry

St Albans

Dates

  • Previous MAP adopted by PCC
    22/03/2013
  • This MAP was adopted by PCC
    24/10/2014
  • This MAP was uploaded to the website on
    27/10/2014
  • Our MAP will be reviewed next
    31/10/2015

Our Looking

Things seen about our local community

  • Growing village population.
  • Declining social/community cohesion.
  • A village feel although in Letchworth's urban shadow.

Three things we have seen about our church

  • Low proportion of church members from the village.
  • No facilities for community groups, families and children.
  • A growing church with older and caring members.

Our Discerning

Vision (for five years' time)

To be a focal point for village and community life. A growing representative church community,with a passion to nurture new disciples.

Priorities (for the next five years)

  • To be a visible and vibrant worshipping faith community.
  • Implement and complete the building project.
  • Continue connecting with the village community and develop a more diverse age profile.

Goals (for the next year)

  • Run four church/community events (2 to be new ones)
  • Fundraise for building project
  • Progress building project to completion by end 2015 including opportunities for the church members to meet together to discuss and pray.
  • Produce welcome pack
  • Analyse village survey results and prioritize community needs for subsequent action including compiling a database for communication regarding events and developments in church life.
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