Parish of Luton, St Augustine, Limbury
« Mission Action Plan »
The setting up of the Pastoral Care Team
Continuous Missional and Fund raising events such as Community Church Open Day, Jumble Sales, Christmas Tree Festivals, Organ Recitals
Introduction of regular Bible Study groups
Introduction of Community Cafe
Installation of Gas Heating in the Parish Hall with a view of doing the same in the Church in 2020 creating a more welcoming environment for all
We have introduced joint service for the 9:15 congregation (traditional) and 11am congregation (informal) on Easter Day, Patronal Festival, Harvest Festival and Christmas Day. We will also be considering joint services on Remembrance Sunday and the fifth Sunday of the month.
The upgrading of the Sound System has improved communication during services and the the participation of those who have hearing difficulties.
To develop and maintain a dedicated Prayer Group that works alongside the Prayer Chain. We would like to encourage and support an attitude prayer among members of the congregation
Electronic and Social Media communication is still developing. We need to do more to promote the life and events of the church online.
Reaching out to young families and young people
Our vision is guided by mission statement – sharing God’s love with you.
To learn more about the diversity of people in our community and how we can appropriately reach out to them and make the church accessible to all of them. We want the Church to be the Hub for the community of the Meads and Runfold.
To continue to grow our congregation and to ensure that we are meeting the financial needs of the Parish as set out in the annual budget and appropriately continue to plan for the future of the parish
To live God’s love by being a welcoming church that pride itself for openness and accessibility to services and events.
Empower each other to work together to fulfil the mission and ministry of the Parish as set out in the vision of the church
Mission and Outreach Team to set out strategies for engagement in mission, outreach and partnerships
Identify missional opportunities and needs of members of the congregation/ church
Encourage members of Mission and Outreach Team and other groups to attend appropriate training courses
Members of the PCC to pray and plan together
Train more people to take participatory roles in the worship including intercession and serving