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  1. 1. The St David’s CathedralRenewal FellowshipSome Projects and Initiatives currently runningfor Evangelisation and Re-EvangelisationIn and around the heart of the Citywww.sdcrf.org.ukA PresentationJune 2013Spiro Sueref - June 2013
  2. 2. Current Evangelistic Projects• 1. Various - Street Missions• 2. Weekly – Devotional Prayers• 3. Weekly – Christian Cinema Club• 4. Monthly - Healing Services• 5. Quarterly - Empowerment ServicesSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  3. 3. Current Evangelistic Projects• 6. Bi-Annual - Healing & Renewal Weekends{6 & 7 working together}• 7 Annual - Volunteers Commissioning Service• 8. Annual - Retreats/ Conference (Pantasaph)• 9. Monthly – Volunteers Meetings• 10. Various - Partners in MissionSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  4. 4. 1. Street Missions(Involvement by the St David’s Cathedral Renewal Fellowship)• Working with, helping or supporting, groups like theMissionaries of Charity and 40 Days for Life; with a rangeof activities and programs.• Street Missions help engage with the public of allbackgrounds; Meeting them where they are in their faith,listening to them, and guiding them onwards.• Street Missions help guide people who are open to findout more, along their walk of faith, by inviting them toone or more event that may help them gain a betterunderstanding of the Christian Faith and the CatholicChurch. Spiro Sueref - June 2013
  5. 5. Street Mission Work is an act of Charity and involves:-• Being a Visible Catholic Witness on the Streets• Praying on the Streets with MC & 40 Days for Life, etc…• Animated Scriptures in Lent and Advent with MC• Engaging in peaceful discussion with people• Sharing the Good News of God’s Love & Saving Grace• Inviting interested people to visit the Church or invitingthem to one or more of the activities• Developing a matrix of suitable information; events/talksand hand outs for follow-up1. Street Missions – Cont.(Involvement by the St David’s Cathedral Renewal Fellowship)Spiro Sueref - June 2013
  6. 6. 2. Devotional Prayers• Weekly prayers before the BlessedSacrament• Rosary• Divine Mercy Chaplet• Scriptures and Quiet times of Reflection• Praise and Worship• Followed by Refreshments in theSacristySpiro Sueref - June 2013
  7. 7. 3. The Christian Cinema Club• The Christian Cinema Club is designed tofacilitate Evangelisation or Re-Evangelisation.• Weekly Films and Documentaries• Animating Bible Stories and Catholic SaintsLives and Catholic teachings, etc...Spiro Sueref - June 2013
  8. 8. 3. The Christian Cinema Club“For some people it is easier to invitetheir friends and family to come andwatch a film than to invite them to aChurch activity.”• Generally Planned to follow the Liturgical Year• A wide range of Films to cover most Bible Stories• Free Membership and Entrance (Donations Only)• Followed by Hospitality – Tea/Coffee & Snacks• Making this a social activity with a mission and a follow-up to other events, activities and programsSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  9. 9. 3. The Christian Cinema Club(An outreach of the St David’s Cathedral Renewal Fellowship)“It’s more about who can you invite to comeand see a Film?”This is participating in Evangelisation !• Let the Filmsspeak forthemselves• It couldnt beeasier toevangelise!• Socialising with aMissionSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  10. 10. 4. Healing Services• Includes Praise & Worship• Talks & Guided Prayers• Emphasis on the Love of God• Repentance and Forgiveness• Prayer Requests submitted• Candle Procession• Prayers for Healing Spiro Sueref - June 2013
  11. 11. 4. Healing Services – Cont.• Exposition of the Blessed Sacramentand Sacrament of Reconciliation forCatholics• In the past we have had people ofother faiths and denominationsattend, including Seeks and Muslims• Reveals the Healing Ministry ofJesus Christ in His ChurchSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  12. 12. 5. Empowerment Services• Aimed at Renewing andempowering people into a greaterpersonal conversion to Jesus Christ• Praying for the renewing grace ofthe Holy Spirit• More about this from Nicholas…Spiro Sueref - June 2013
  13. 13. 6. Healing & Renewal Weekends• Working with other groups for a bigger eventover a weekend; Widely Promoted• Gifted, Guest Speakers invited• Praise & Worship; Teachings; HealingMinistry and Prayers for Empowerment• Leadership Training Seminars & Workshops• Testimonies of healing in the pastSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  14. 14. 7. Volunteers Commissioning Service• Annual Volunteers CommissioningService• Usually Planned for the Pentecost VigilMass at St David’s Cathedral• During Mass Canon Peter invitesVolunteers to the Sanctuary and says aprayer of CommissioningSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  15. 15. 8. Annual Retreats and Conferences(E.g. Annual Retreat & Conference Led by Spiro atThe Pantasaph Franciscan Friary- Running since 2009)• 2, 3 or 4 day annual retreats away encouraged to helppersonal spiritual growth• Helps volunteering teams bond, share and reflect.• Helps Mission and Evangelistic teams gain experience• Increases their knowledge of Scriptures and thepractice of various ministries• Leadership Training; Seminars & Workshops• Many Testimonies of healing in the past Spiro Sueref - June 2013
  16. 16. 9. Volunteers Meetings• Monthly Volunteers Meetings• Generally Second Saturday of theMonth.• For Fellowship, Formation, Prayerstogether & Hospitality• Group Leaders FormationSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  17. 17. 10. Partners in Mission• St Peter’s Prayer Group• Archdiocese Evangelisation Forum• Missionaries of Charity• Cardiff Archdiocese Service Team forCatholic Charismatic Renewal (CCR)• National Service Team for CCR• Others to follow and be addedSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  18. 18. New Websitewww.sdcrf.org.ukA valuable tool and ResourceSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  19. 19. Fundraising• Free Entrance to all our Events andActivities• Each activity involves a cost• Annual Target Fundraising £10,000 perannum• Fundraising Strategy and Plan beingDeveloped• Will also include any associated VolunteersCostsSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  20. 20. Organisational StructureCurrently under ReviewSpiro Sueref - June 2013
  21. 21. Thank you for your time in listeningIf you would like to help any of our Evangelisingprojects please see me at the end or take awaysome information from the information desk.Thank youSpiro Sueref - March 2013“Evangelisation can be as easy as invitingsomeone you know to come and watch afilm, or to come and listen to a talk, or tocome to a healing service, etc…”