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

Church of Lilley, St Peter
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Church
Lilley, St Peter

Parish
Lilley

Benefice
King’s Walden and Offley with Lilley

Deanery
Hitchin

Archdeaconry
St Albans

MAP Dates

This MAP was uploaded to the website on
2nd October 2019

Our MAP will be reviewed next
2nd October 2020

Progress

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)

8 stars

Where has there been less progress than hoped for?

In developing confidence in others to enable them to participate more in the liturgy.

Vision

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.

1st Priority

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?
Transforming Communities

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)

2nd Priority

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.

3rd Priority

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
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  • Going Deeper into God
  • Making New Disciples
  • Transforming Communities