The above diagram illustrates how parishes and new worshipping communities progress in developing maturing Christian communities which grow disciples of Christ.
Opportunities and potential have yet to be considered. Gearing up to begin through prayer and discernment.
Listening to God and the people you are called to serve.
Finding a way to love and serve the people around you.
Building community with those you serve.
Sharing the gospel of Christ and offering opportunities for individuals to explore becoming his disciples.
Enabling a fresh expression, mission focused congregation or new form of church, to take shape round those growing in faith through worship, prayer and celebration of the sacraments.
Encouraging members to lead others on a journey of faith and to plant new congregations, churches and FXs.