Church of Lilley, St Peter
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King’s Walden and Offley with Lilley
This MAP was uploaded to the website on
2nd October 2019
Our MAP will be reviewed next
2nd October 2020
What progress are you celebrating since your previous MAP?
Through the growth of our Lent course with increasing attendance year on year.
Engagement with the Flower Festival community.
Increased contact with the village through Christmas/Longest Night/Taize services.
How far did you meet your previous priorities?
(1 star = Not at all → 10 stars = Done)
Where has there been less progress than hoped for?
In developing confidence in others to enable them to participate more in the liturgy.
What is the vision for your Church, Parish, Team Ministry or Benefice?
We want to be a nurturing church for all those outside the faith, growing our congregations and binding our village community together while making new disciples.
What is your 1st Priority to make your vision a reality?
To deepen our impact on the wider village community.
Which of the 3 strands of Living God’s Love does your 1st Priority most focus on?
SMART Goal to achieve your 1st Priority
To engage with more events for the village (e.g. Stately Home evening, Flower lunch, village walk, wreath making, Blessing of Animals Service)
What 2nd Priority are you working on to make your vision a reality?
To nurture the faith of our congregation.
Which of the 3 strands of Living God’s Love does your 2nd Priority most focus on?
Going deeper into God
SMART Goal to achieve your 2nd Priority
To create a nurture/house group in the village.
What 3rd Priority are you working on to make your vision a reality?
To welcome newcomers, moving them from nurture to commitment and growth.
Which of the 3 strands of Living God’s Love does your 3rd Priority most focus on?
Making New Disciples
SMART Goal to achieve your 3rd Priority
To build on our Lent Course engagement and possibly have an Alpha Course.
MAP published at www.stalbans.anglican.org/maps/?id=22107