2020 - Review

MAP Activity Comments
Messy Church - bi monthly
(Led by Lara Froud)
6 dates booked with the village hall for 2020 (Feb, Apr, Jun, Aug, Oct, Dec). Postcards printed to advertise the dates. Team which plans the crafts etc is growing. 
Malawi Project with John Blandy
 
 
(Led by Peter Beer)
Dates have been agreed for this term’s Malawi workshops for years 3 and 4 at John Blandy School.
The first 10 desks and chairs authorised by David Beer for the blind students at Nkope School have been delivered; 10 more have been ordered. 
Develop Café Church at the Village Hall.
(Led by David Pickering)
The Village hall has been booked for 2020 Café Churches and postcards have been produced.
 
Lost for Words or equivalent course
 
(Led by David Pickering)
A course will be starting 5th March in Waggon and Horses. Open to anyone in congregation / cluster / deanery. 
Toddlers Service (Bright Sparks) Now a regular feature in the Church on Tuesday mornings
Sports Pub Quiz Following the successful event in 2019 potential for  running another quiz this year (interest and resource allowing).
John Blandy School
Visits to Church
RE Focus Week
Assemblies
 
(Led by David Pickering)
A programme of assemblies led by DP and GL, Open the Book sessions and Malawi workshops (see above) is under way.  The Harvest Festival services held in the Church were very well attended, and successful services were held at the School for Reception pupils and at Pre-School.
Events for Men Currently this is largely dependent on finding an organiser to re-launch Men’s Breakfasts, although family events, such as Messy Church and the proposed social evenings might also attract fathers and grandfathers. Maybe possible through a partnership with Longworth. 
Social events, eg Family BBQ / Singles Groups Still interest in regular social events/evenings but need to find someone prepared to organise them. 



 

 
Supporting Church Activity Comments
Kids on Christian Camps / Sports camps Options include joining neighbouring church arrangements, including Marcham’s, or advertising established youth camps elsewhere with a view to sending a St John the Baptist group. 
Creche provision 0-5 Keep under consideration along with other children’s provision on a Sunday
Invite further Lay Participation at 9.00 Still under consideration
2 Training Events a year for PPC members, service leaders etc Still under consideration
Prioritise Prayer meetings     / Encourage Prayer Triplets The monthly Vicarage, the Thursday morning pre-KBS Café  and the pre-Sunday service meetings continue, as does the Prayer Chain, lay –led intercessions, and encouragement to “prayer walk”. The opportunity for prayer was offered at the Church stall at the Fete. 
Investigate idea of Shadowing / Mentoring church roles. Still under consideration
Grow and support Home Groups The PDP initiative has been launched.
Encourage support & pastoral care through home groups. Currently have 5 active home groups:The Wednesday morning Explore, the Wednesday evening Fellowship, Gary’s home group, post Christianity Explored course and the Petypher House.
Encourage membership of home groups. Periodic reminders in the weekly sheet and during notices would be helpful.
Develop more home groups     DP and Rebecca are considering beginning a new group for church members who are currently not in a group.
JW will investigate the possibility of starting a Busy Mums Home Group.

































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