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

Church of Welwyn Garden City, St Francis of Assisi
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Church
Welwyn Garden City, St Francis of Assisi

Parish
Welwyn Garden City

Benefice
Welwyn Garden City

Deanery
Welwyn Hatfield

Archdeaconry
Hertford

MAP Dates

This MAP was uploaded to the website on
13th September 2019

Our MAP will be reviewed next
30th September 2020

Progress

What progress are you celebrating since your previous MAP?

Increase in children and families engaged with the church family.
Re-ordering of the church is completed.
Welcome packs have been created.
Increase in study and prayer opportunities.

How far did you meet your previous priorities?
(1 star = Not at all → 10 stars = Done)

6 stars

Where has there been less progress than hoped for?

The whole area around effective communications continues to be a challenge.
Increasing our number of volunteers is also a major problem.

Vision

What is the vision for your Church, Parish, Team Ministry or Benefice?

A spiritual hub for the community, making God’s love known to all.

Values

What are the core values for your Church, Parish, Team Ministry or Benefice?

Outreach: seizing opportunities to engage with those around us, following Jesus’ example.
Welcome: providing a place where everyone belongs and feels valued.
Nurture: transforming lives through developing our relationship with God, exploring the Bible.
and encouraging one another.
Worship: gathering as a community to glorify God.

1st Priority

What is your 1st Priority to make your vision a reality?

Outreach: seizing opportunities to engage with those around us, following Jesus’ example.

Which of the 3 strands of Living God’s Love does your 1st Priority most focus on?
Making New Disciples

SMART Goal to achieve your 1st Priority

relaunch men’s ministry

SMART Goal 2 to achieve your 1st Priority

Engage with the town through centenary events.

2nd Priority

What 2nd Priority are you working on to make your vision a reality?

Welcome: providing a place where everyone belongs and feels valued.

Which of the 3 strands of Living God’s Love does your 2nd Priority most focus on?
Transforming Communities

SMART Goal to achieve your 2nd Priority

Review the way we welcome people into church (on arrival and continually).

SMART Goal 2 to achieve your 2nd Priority

Become members of inclusive church.

3rd Priority

What 3rd Priority are you working on to make your vision a reality?

Nurture: transforming lives through developing our relationship with God, exploring the Bible
and encouraging one another.

Which of the 3 strands of Living God’s Love does your 3rd Priority most focus on?
Going deeper into God

SMART Goal to achieve your 3rd Priority

Encourage each other to join a house group, and share available/suggested resources.

SMART Goal 2 to achieve your 3rd Priority

Attend ‘wider’ Christian events/festivals.

SMART Goal 3 to achieve your 3rd Priority

Continue to nurture through seasonal courses and weekly teaching.

4th Priority

What 4th Priority are you working on to make your vision a reality?

Worship: gathering as a community to glorify God.

Which of the 3 strands of Living God’s Love does your 4th Priority most focus on?
Going deeper into God

SMART Goal to achieve your 4th Priority

Encourage one another to engage with the broadening worship styles on offer.

SMART Goal 2 to achieve your 4th Priority

Encourage and coach wider participation in leading parts of worship.

MAP published at www.stalbans.anglican.org/maps/?id=21931
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  • Going Deeper into God
  • Making New Disciples
  • Transforming Communities