cafe | Fresh Expressions

By: Fresh Expressions  09-12-2011
Keywords: church, Health and Fitness, Fitness Programme

Dave Gardner, vicar of St John's, Woodbridge, explains how The Lounge at Costa in Woodbridge, Suffolk, has changed 'shape' in recent months.

Liz Childs tells how the vision of something fresh and new for young people has developed into Gainsborough Café Church.

Sue Butler tells how Thirst Café Church's beginnings go back a lot further than its 'official' start in November 2007.

James Blandford-Baker describes how St Andrew's, Histon's vision to be at the heart of the village community led to the development of Essence.

Deacon Ian Cartwright explains how Cre8 engages with children and their families through a gardening club, health and fitness programme and special events.

Tim Sanderson explains why they have been 'running to keep up with God' since Barney and Judes got off the ground in 2010.

Gethin Rhys describes how a sabbatical led to Sacred Space, the Rhondda's café church.

On the first Saturday evening of each month from February to July, Christchurch URC/Methodist Church is transformed into a café style performance venue.

Xpressions Cafe in Norfolk aims to offer church for those who don't do church. Richard Seel explains how that happens through a number of different 'zones'..

Nick Crawley wrote to the Bishop of Bristol to suggest launching a network church and in 2004, he began work on his new 'parish' of young adults.

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Methodist | Fresh Expressions

On the first Saturday evening of each month from February to July, Christchurch URC/Methodist Church is transformed into a café style performance venue. Team leader James Henley explains more about the ministry and development of the Lab, a missional community of young adults in Newport, South Wales. Mary Styles, an ordinand with the CofE Diocese in Europe, leads Footsteps, a fresh expression of church meeting in two areas of Rome.


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family | Fresh Expressions

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community | Fresh Expressions

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church of england | Fresh Expressions

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