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

Church of Flitwick, St Peter and St Paul
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Church
Flitwick, St Peter and St Paul

Parish
Flitwick

Benefice
Flitwick

Deanery
Ampthill and Shefford

Archdeaconry
Bedford

MAP Dates

This MAP was uploaded to the website on
12th March 2020

Our MAP will be reviewed next
14th March 2022

Progress

What progress are you celebrating since your previous MAP?

1. A pilot and three follow up sessions for Flitwick FX, our fresh expression of Church held in a local school hall.
2. Encouraging vocations: one member of the congregation seeing the DDO and one who has been accepted for training for ordination.
3. Quiet day and weekend retreat run and valued by attendees.
4. Two charities chosen to support for 2020 and events planned.

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

10 stars

Where has there been less progress than hoped for?

1. Soup lunch has come to an end because of the deaths of two members of the team.

Vision

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

To be God’s growing family: praying, loving, transforming

Values

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

A community with God at the centre, where we can be equally honest about joys and sorrows.
relationship between members that are loving, supportive and realistic.
A that over flows into action corporately and as individuals.
A desire to grow- in our personal faith and encouraging others to encounter God.

1st Priority

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

Develop Bible Study Groups

Which of the 3 strands of Living God’s Love does your 1st Priority most focus on?
Going deeper into God

SMART Goal to achieve your 1st Priority

Review current house groups in terms of membership, timings and programmes – April 2020

SMART Goal 2 to achieve your 1st Priority

To hold an information evening over a meal for those interested in joining a group or continuing current groups – May 2020

SMART Goal 3 to achieve your 1st Priority

To set up a day time bible study group by identifying a leader and connecting those interested – September 2020

2nd Priority

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

To develop a Fresh Expression of Church

Which of the 3 strands of Living God’s Love does your 2nd Priority most focus on?
Making New Disciples

SMART Goal to achieve your 2nd Priority

Regular monthly meetings of Flitwick FX with an aim of meeting more frequently over time – May 2020

SMART Goal 2 to achieve your 2nd Priority

Co-ordinating with Messy Church in terms of timings and invitation – March 2020

SMART Goal 3 to achieve your 2nd Priority

Improve awareness of Flitwick FX in the congregation and wider community through magazine articles, e mails and social media.

3rd Priority

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

To achieve a bronze A Rocha Eco Church award and begin progress towards the silver award

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

SMART Goal to achieve your 3rd Priority

Creationtide series of sermons, services and events – September / October 2020

SMART Goal 2 to achieve your 3rd Priority

Engage with and support community actions, for example hosting meetings and encouraging the congregation to take part in community litter picks – ongoing

SMART Goal 3 to achieve your 3rd Priority

To introduce orientation boards in the Churchyard to explain its management for wildlife – January 2021

MAP published at www.stalbans.anglican.org/maps/?id=24888
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  • Going Deeper into God
  • Making New Disciples
  • Transforming Communities