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

Parish of Stevenage, All Saints, Pin Green
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Parish
Stevenage, All Saints, Pin Green

Benefice
Stevenage, All Saints, Pin Green

Deanery
Stevenage

Archdeaconry
Hertford

MAP Dates

This MAP was uploaded to the website on
21st February 2021

Our MAP will be reviewed next
1st October 2023

Progress

What progress are you celebrating since your previous MAP?

The All Saints groups showing God’s Love and Faith:
Welcome Group drop-in for social interactions and encouraging creativity through art and crafts activities for those in the community. Volunteers offer support, signposting and prayer.
(W)Hole in the Soul provides a safe space for those seeking spiritual challenges and issues
Supporting the local charity the Living Room addiction rehab centre by providing outreach via spirituality workshops.
Providing space for addiction recovery groups.
Hosting Bridge Builders Christmas & Easter Journeys for Primary Schools

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?

Work with the Oak Church has not been possible due to their need to focus their limited resources on youth work at their centre.

Vision

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

To be a growing and welcoming Christian community, transforming ourselves and others through scripture, prayer, contemplation and to serve the community

To be pilgrims on the journey and always to be ready to go forward and allow the new to emerge to meet the needs of the community

Values

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

Share our Christian values and faith by:
Being inclusive, welcoming and open for everyone
Caring for others and ourselves
Sharing our building

1st Priority

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

Pastoral support for church members and people in the community whose lives we touch

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

Set up pastoral support groups
Make ourselves more visible and identifiable to the community and church
Provide opportunities for social interaction through further targeted drop-in and inquiry groups

2nd Priority

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

Deepening our Christian faith through prayer, reflection and bible study

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

Study groups in houses or church
A series of services based on specific topics over 4-5 weeks
Courses and workshops

3rd Priority

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

Responding to the emotional and spiritual needs of the community

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

Offering a range of outreach and spiritual connection through various means
Making the church more visible by social media, internet and direct contact

MAP published at www.stalbans.anglican.org/maps/?id=26735
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  • Going Deeper into God
  • Making New Disciples
  • Transforming Communities