Reaching New People
Diocese of St Albans

Where are you on the Reaching New People development cycle?

The above diagram illustrates how parishes and new worshipping communities progress in developing maturing Christian communities which grow disciples of Christ.

01 At the Beginning

Opportunities and potential have yet to be considered. Gearing up to begin through prayer and discernment.

02 Listening

Listening to God and the people you are called to serve.

03 Loving & Serving

Finding a way to love and serve the people around you.

04 Building Community

Building community with those you serve.

05 Evangelism & Discipleship

Sharing the gospel of Christ and offering opportunities for individuals to explore becoming his disciples.

06 Church Taking Shape

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.

07 Doing It Again

Encouraging members to lead others on a journey of faith and to plant new congregations, churches and FXs.

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