The Life & Work of a Missional Leader<br />Developing a Contextual Church<br />Focused Session #1 & #4<br />
Introduction<br />Recap principles from Collective #2<br />
Secular Pluralism<br />Church<br />
What it IS!<br /><ul><li>Contextual
Indigenous
Inculturation</li></ul>incarnation<br />
It’s NOT 1 or 2<br /><ul><li>Attractional Church
Engaged Church
Emerging Church	</li></ul>YES<br />Hirsch & Frost – adapted by Hopkins<br />
Eg. Contextual Engagement<br /><ul><li>Church of the School
  Surfers Church
Church of Urban poor (VivGrigg)
Church of Retirement Residential Home
  Church of families & kids (“Messy Church”)
  Church of Handicapped
  Church in Café culture
Romany/Gypsy Church
Iranian/Afghan asylum church</li></ul>All sorts of “fresh expressions” of church<br />
The 2 Words in turn<br />Developing a<br />Contextual<br />Church<br />
A.	Contextual<br />A clear Mission Focus<br />Know that culture & context<br />Discover Gospel connections there<br />
1. A clear mission Focus<br />Jesus knew who he was called to & prioritised everything to that<br />
Mission Effectiveness Keys<br />1.The Chosen Mission Field<br />clearly identified<br />then it can be researched and unde...
“Mission Match-making”<br />Mission Field<br />Mission Strategy<br />Mission Force<br />The three parties<br />
“Mission Match-making”<br />Mission Field<br />Mission Strategy<br />Mission Force<br />Partial Connection<br />
“Mission Match-making”<br />Mission Marriage<br />Each fully connected = coherence<br />This can then result in incarnatio...
In Groups of 2 or 3<br />So what is your context:<br /><ul><li>Do you have a clearly defined context?
What is it? Can you describe it?
Do you/your team prioritize relating to it?</li></ul>Time: 5 mins<br />
Evangelistic or Missional<br />How do your teams relationships work?<br /><ul><li>Teams’ relationships random or focused?
Engaging with existing networked relationships or having to create them?
Geographic mission fields make this easier to recognise</li></li></ul><li>Q & A<br />
Some stories to start<br />dvd case studies<br />
2. Know Culture & Context<br />Jesus listened and studied the culture & considered the multitudes<br />
Inherited Tradition<br />Mission Context<br />Gospel & Church<br />Inwards<br />Our Parish/Patch<br />Outward<br />Mission...
360 degree Listening<br /><ul><li>To the world and in society
  To your own community
  To your group and team and church
  To your partners
  To the scriptures and church down the ages
  To the insights of prayer and reflection</li></li></ul><li>5 Stages of Listening<br /><ul><li>What do we know already?
Initial Research
Deeper Listening
Reflection and testing God’s call
  Presentation and action</li></li></ul><li>Initial Research - Neighbourhood<br /><ul><li>  Obtain a suitable map of the area
  Plot your members and contacts
  Extract demographics from census
  Walk the streets and pray
  Note key places and sensations
  Discover its story
  Other churches and agencies</li></li></ul><li>Initial Research - Network<br /><ul><li>  Obtain network estimates of numb...
  Methods and content of communication
  Who are key connectors and workers
  Any other churches or agencies
  Put everything on diagram/map</li></li></ul><li>Deeper Listening Includes<br /><ul><li>  Mission Audit</li></ul>- A thor...
  Investigation
  Conversation</li></li></ul><li>Deeper Listening Q’s<br /><ul><li>  What needs requiring loving service
  Hardships, struggles, joys and pleasures
  People’s high and low values
  Ways people relate to God and church
  Are new people integrated
  How does the Gospel connect</li></li></ul><li>3. Find Gospel connections<br />Jesus discerned needs and related Gospel r...
Know your Gospel!<br />“God’s total answer to the Human condition”<br />Affirming aspect<br />	- Leading into every good p...
God’s answer to every need<br />Lonely	Eternal friend<br />Empty	Fullness<br />Guilt		Forgiveness<br />Broken	Wholeness<br...
God’s Challenge to Mature<br />Self-centred		God centred<br />Choice		Obligation<br />Fickle			Committed<br />Self-suffici...
In Groups of 3 or 4<br /><ul><li>identify people in your neighbourhood or network
Pick someone that a group member thinks of and …</li></li></ul><li>In Groups of 3 or 4<br />Give your character a name<br ...
Building the picture<br />Fill flipcharts with your findings:<br /><ul><li>Scribble all you know
Add cartoons with characters who illustrate key qualities
Journal there your expanding profiles</li></li></ul><li>Q & A<br />
B.	Church – What is it?<br />Biblical pictures <br />Four dimensions/relationships<br />Some descriptions<br />Recovering ...
New understanding of Church<br />UP<br />George Patterson<br />St Thomas’ - Triangle<br />OUT<br />IN<br />3 Relationships...
UP<br />UP<br />UP<br />UP<br />UP<br />UP<br />UP<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />IN<...
What is Church – The Creed!<br />Holy<br />Worship<br />Up<br />Mission<br />Community<br />Out<br />In<br />Apostolic<br ...
Some Descriptions<br />Archbishop Rowan Williams“’Church’ is what happens when people encounter the risen Jesus and commit...
4 Spaces of Belonging<br /><ul><li>Intimate space	 	accountability
Personal space	 	small group
Social space 		mid-size community
Public space 		celebration</li></ul>Joseph R Meyers – The search to Belong<br />
The missing Social Space<br />Mid-size:    extended family:    synagogue<br />Able to express the culture of a context<br ...
J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<b...
Summary of processes of MSC “UP” & “IN”<br /><ul><li>Its all spelt out in Paul’s  exhortations about “When you meet together”
 As told in 1 Corinthians Chapters 11-14</li></li></ul><li>
Case Study - Story<br />St George’s – Deal<br />Introducing the “No Limits” msc<br />
“NO LIMITS”<br />There is no limits to God’s love<br />
“NO LIMITS”<br />	Our Vision<br />There is no limit to God’s love and no limit to what He can achieve through us. Through ...
Our inspiration<br />Quote from Jean Varnier – founder of the L’Arche community:<br /> So many of us flee from people cryi...
“NO LIMITS”<br />	Our belief<br />There is no limit to God’s love and no limit to what He can achieve through us<br />Ther...
“NO LIMITS”<br />		    Our Outreach so far<br />Have established a link with Martha Trust community:<br />Prayer requests<...
“NO LIMITS”<br />Our 2010 goals:<br />	Strengthen links<br />	Develop new links<br />	Help with education<br />	2012 paral...
Souled out for reaching 11-14s<br />
Part 4<br />GAINING & SHARING VISION<br />
HOW DOES VISION GROW & DEVELOP?<br />1.  Prayer - it’s the whole surrounding climate<br />53<br />
HOW DOES VISION GROW & DEVELOP?<br />Prayer… it’s the whole surrounding climate<br />2.  Clarify what Christian vision is<...
MIND THE GAP<br />What the world is <br />called to be<br />Vision emerges <br />in the GAP<br />What the world is <br />l...
HOW DOES VISION GROW & DEVELOP?<br />Prayer… it’s the whole surrounding climate<br />Clarify what Christian vision is<br /...
HOW DO WE SHARE THE VISION?(As we listen to the context & nurture the picture)<br />Present the vision<br />Express/preach...
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Developing a Contextual Church

  1. 1. The Life & Work of a Missional Leader<br />Developing a Contextual Church<br />Focused Session #1 & #4<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Recap principles from Collective #2<br />
  3. 3. Secular Pluralism<br />Church<br />
  4. 4. What it IS!<br /><ul><li>Contextual
  5. 5. Indigenous
  6. 6. Inculturation</li></ul>incarnation<br />
  7. 7. It’s NOT 1 or 2<br /><ul><li>Attractional Church
  8. 8. Engaged Church
  9. 9. Emerging Church </li></ul>YES<br />Hirsch & Frost – adapted by Hopkins<br />
  10. 10. Eg. Contextual Engagement<br /><ul><li>Church of the School
  11. 11. Surfers Church
  12. 12. Church of Urban poor (VivGrigg)
  13. 13. Church of Retirement Residential Home
  14. 14. Church of families & kids (“Messy Church”)
  15. 15. Church of Handicapped
  16. 16. Church in Café culture
  17. 17. Romany/Gypsy Church
  18. 18. Iranian/Afghan asylum church</li></ul>All sorts of “fresh expressions” of church<br />
  19. 19. The 2 Words in turn<br />Developing a<br />Contextual<br />Church<br />
  20. 20. A. Contextual<br />A clear Mission Focus<br />Know that culture & context<br />Discover Gospel connections there<br />
  21. 21. 1. A clear mission Focus<br />Jesus knew who he was called to & prioritised everything to that<br />
  22. 22. Mission Effectiveness Keys<br />1.The Chosen Mission Field<br />clearly identified<br />then it can be researched and understood<br />2.The Mission Force (leader & team)<br />size suitable to the chosen field<br />committed to engage with the chosen field<br />3.The Engagement Strategy<br />appropriate to the mission field<br />achievable by the mission force<br />These 3 should match up<br />
  23. 23. “Mission Match-making”<br />Mission Field<br />Mission Strategy<br />Mission Force<br />The three parties<br />
  24. 24. “Mission Match-making”<br />Mission Field<br />Mission Strategy<br />Mission Force<br />Partial Connection<br />
  25. 25. “Mission Match-making”<br />Mission Marriage<br />Each fully connected = coherence<br />This can then result in incarnational mission<br />
  26. 26. In Groups of 2 or 3<br />So what is your context:<br /><ul><li>Do you have a clearly defined context?
  27. 27. What is it? Can you describe it?
  28. 28. Do you/your team prioritize relating to it?</li></ul>Time: 5 mins<br />
  29. 29. Evangelistic or Missional<br />How do your teams relationships work?<br /><ul><li>Teams’ relationships random or focused?
  30. 30. Engaging with existing networked relationships or having to create them?
  31. 31. Geographic mission fields make this easier to recognise</li></li></ul><li>Q & A<br />
  32. 32. Some stories to start<br />dvd case studies<br />
  33. 33. 2. Know Culture & Context<br />Jesus listened and studied the culture & considered the multitudes<br />
  34. 34. Inherited Tradition<br />Mission Context<br />Gospel & Church<br />Inwards<br />Our Parish/Patch<br />Outward<br />Mission Shaped Process<br />Involves “Double Listening”<br />
  35. 35. 360 degree Listening<br /><ul><li>To the world and in society
  36. 36. To your own community
  37. 37. To your group and team and church
  38. 38. To your partners
  39. 39. To the scriptures and church down the ages
  40. 40. To the insights of prayer and reflection</li></li></ul><li>5 Stages of Listening<br /><ul><li>What do we know already?
  41. 41. Initial Research
  42. 42. Deeper Listening
  43. 43. Reflection and testing God’s call
  44. 44. Presentation and action</li></li></ul><li>Initial Research - Neighbourhood<br /><ul><li> Obtain a suitable map of the area
  45. 45. Plot your members and contacts
  46. 46. Extract demographics from census
  47. 47. Walk the streets and pray
  48. 48. Note key places and sensations
  49. 49. Discover its story
  50. 50. Other churches and agencies</li></li></ul><li>Initial Research - Network<br /><ul><li> Obtain network estimates of numbers, social, ethnic, </li></ul> age profile<br /><ul><li> Identify meeting patterns and hubs
  51. 51. Methods and content of communication
  52. 52. Who are key connectors and workers
  53. 53. Any other churches or agencies
  54. 54. Put everything on diagram/map</li></li></ul><li>Deeper Listening Includes<br /><ul><li> Mission Audit</li></ul>- A thorough investigation, taking stock … for mission<br /><ul><li> How to get to know them better</li></ul>- Community or network<br /><ul><li> Observation
  55. 55. Investigation
  56. 56. Conversation</li></li></ul><li>Deeper Listening Q’s<br /><ul><li> What needs requiring loving service
  57. 57. Hardships, struggles, joys and pleasures
  58. 58. People’s high and low values
  59. 59. Ways people relate to God and church
  60. 60. Are new people integrated
  61. 61. How does the Gospel connect</li></li></ul><li>3. Find Gospel connections<br />Jesus discerned needs and related Gospel responses<br />
  62. 62. Know your Gospel!<br />“God’s total answer to the Human condition”<br />Affirming aspect<br /> - Leading into every good provision & purpose<br />Challenging aspects<br /> - Leading out of all in culture that is destructive & diminishing<br />
  63. 63. God’s answer to every need<br />Lonely Eternal friend<br />Empty Fullness<br />Guilt Forgiveness<br />Broken Wholeness<br />Sick Healing<br />Bound Freedom<br />Rejected Sought Out<br />Worthless Infinitely valued<br />Aimless God’s Purpose<br />Dying Eternal Life<br />Etc Etc<br />
  64. 64. God’s Challenge to Mature<br />Self-centred God centred<br />Choice Obligation<br />Fickle Committed<br />Self-sufficient Interdependent<br />CriticalTrusting<br />Proud Humble<br />Cynical Hopeful<br />Easy life Difficult life<br />Power Service<br />Self-indulgent Self disciplined<br />Controlled by Led by the Holy<br />desires Spirit<br />
  65. 65. In Groups of 3 or 4<br /><ul><li>identify people in your neighbourhood or network
  66. 66. Pick someone that a group member thinks of and …</li></li></ul><li>In Groups of 3 or 4<br />Give your character a name<br />What is their favourite drink?<br />What TV do they watch? <br />What do they like listening to?<br />What would their best present be?<br />What do they read?<br />Where do they like to go on holiday?<br />Whilst there they would like to …?<br />Their best friend is called?<br />Together they like to …<br />What is the “Good News” for them?<br />Time: 10 mins<br />
  67. 67. Building the picture<br />Fill flipcharts with your findings:<br /><ul><li>Scribble all you know
  68. 68. Add cartoons with characters who illustrate key qualities
  69. 69. Journal there your expanding profiles</li></li></ul><li>Q & A<br />
  70. 70. B. Church – What is it?<br />Biblical pictures <br />Four dimensions/relationships<br />Some descriptions<br />Recovering biblical Congregation<br />
  71. 71. New understanding of Church<br />UP<br />George Patterson<br />St Thomas’ - Triangle<br />OUT<br />IN<br />3 Relationships<br />
  72. 72. UP<br />UP<br />UP<br />UP<br />UP<br />UP<br />UP<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />OUT<br />IN<br />Toblerone Church<br />Of<br />Connected in space<br />Connected through time and eternity<br />
  73. 73. What is Church – The Creed!<br />Holy<br />Worship<br />Up<br />Mission<br />Community<br />Out<br />In<br />Apostolic<br />One<br />Of<br />Connexion<br />Catholic<br />37<br />
  74. 74. Some Descriptions<br />Archbishop Rowan Williams“’Church’ is what happens when people encounter the risen Jesus and commit themselves to sustaining and deepening that encounter in their encounter with each other and the world.”MSC p.vii<br />Bob Hopkins“A community of Jesus’ disciple-making disciples”<br />
  75. 75. 4 Spaces of Belonging<br /><ul><li>Intimate space accountability
  76. 76. Personal space small group
  77. 77. Social space mid-size community
  78. 78. Public space celebration</li></ul>Joseph R Meyers – The search to Belong<br />
  79. 79. The missing Social Space<br />Mid-size: extended family: synagogue<br />Able to express the culture of a context<br />- the sum of all our contributions<br />Able to re-build Community<br />- Restoring a broken society<br />
  80. 80. J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />Biblical Community Vehicles<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br />J<br /> Old Testament<br />Friend Family Synagogue Temple<br /> New Testament<br /> 3 1272 Crowd<br />
  81. 81. Summary of processes of MSC “UP” & “IN”<br /><ul><li>Its all spelt out in Paul’s exhortations about “When you meet together”
  82. 82. As told in 1 Corinthians Chapters 11-14</li></li></ul><li>
  83. 83. Case Study - Story<br />St George’s – Deal<br />Introducing the “No Limits” msc<br />
  84. 84. “NO LIMITS”<br />There is no limits to God’s love<br />
  85. 85. “NO LIMITS”<br /> Our Vision<br />There is no limit to God’s love and no limit to what He can achieve through us. Through His love we aim to work alongside people in need of care to help them achieve their maximum potential. Following Jesus’ example, we will provide practical support, comfort and prayer for those in need. On this journey together we aim to have lots of fun! <br />
  86. 86. Our inspiration<br />Quote from Jean Varnier – founder of the L’Arche community:<br /> So many of us flee from people crying out in pain, people who are broken. We hide in a world of distraction and pleasure in ‘things to do’. We can hide in various groups of prayer and spiritual exercises, not knowing that a light is shining in the poor, the weak, the lonely and the oppressed. Or if we do not flee from suffering, perhaps we revolt in anger, and this too blinds us to the light of Jesus glowing in people who are in pain….Do not run away from people who are in pain or who are broken, but walk towards them, to touch them. Then you will find rising up in you the well of love, springing from resurrection.<br />
  87. 87. “NO LIMITS”<br /> Our belief<br />There is no limit to God’s love and no limit to what He can achieve through us<br />There is no limit to the potential of people with disability or in need of care<br />There is no limit to the love and inspiration that comes from people in need, people with disability, people in pain<br />There is no limit to the gifts and talents within us which will come forth through working with those in need<br />
  88. 88. “NO LIMITS”<br /> Our Outreach so far<br />Have established a link with Martha Trust community:<br />Prayer requests<br />Interactive sessions using oral and visual stimulation<br />Have made contact with L’Arche community in Barfrestone<br />Other disability groups in Deal in mind <br />
  89. 89. “NO LIMITS”<br />Our 2010 goals:<br /> Strengthen links<br /> Develop new links<br /> Help with education<br /> 2012 paralympics!<br />
  90. 90. Souled out for reaching 11-14s<br />
  91. 91. Part 4<br />GAINING & SHARING VISION<br />
  92. 92. HOW DOES VISION GROW & DEVELOP?<br />1. Prayer - it’s the whole surrounding climate<br />53<br />
  93. 93. HOW DOES VISION GROW & DEVELOP?<br />Prayer… it’s the whole surrounding climate<br />2. Clarify what Christian vision is<br />MH P.10<br />54<br />54<br />
  94. 94. MIND THE GAP<br />What the world is <br />called to be<br />Vision emerges <br />in the GAP<br />What the world is <br />like now<br />55<br />
  95. 95. HOW DOES VISION GROW & DEVELOP?<br />Prayer… it’s the whole surrounding climate<br />Clarify what Christian vision is<br />Listen to the context and nurture the picture<br />Test, weigh & refine the vision<br />5. Communicate the vision clearly<br />MH P.15<br />56<br />56<br />
  96. 96. HOW DO WE SHARE THE VISION?(As we listen to the context & nurture the picture)<br />Present the vision<br />Express/preach the vision through scripture<br />Share how God has spoken and led you to the vision<br />Encourage hearers to seek God themselves for the vision<br />Expose folk to the same realities and tensions that formed it for you<br />Have times of prayer and listening for the vision<br />Give space for people to hear God for themselves<br />Welcome feedback from anyone about the vision<br />Allow others that have caught the vision to share how<br />Exhort followers to commit to the vision<br />57<br />
  97. 97. SUMMARY - GET & SHARE VISION<br />From God<br />to the world<br />Listen<br />Own<br />GET <br />VISION<br />Voice of God<br />Voice of people<br />Sifts Vision<br />Sifts followers<br />SHARE <br />VISION<br />Confirm<br />Discern<br />Cast<br />Define<br />58<br />58<br />
  98. 98. Case Study - Story<br />More on the “No Limits” missional community<br />Part 1 – Living their vision and values<br />
  99. 99. “NO LIMITS”<br />There is no limits to God’s love<br />A St. George’s Missional Community<br />
  100. 100. Vision<br /> There is no limit to God’s love and no limit to what He can achieve through us. Through His love, we aim to work alongside people in need of care to help them achieve their maximum potential. Following Jesus’ example, we will provide practical support, comfort and prayer for those in need. On this journey together we aim to have lots of fun! <br />
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  118. 118. “Do not run away from people who are in pain or who are broken, but walk towards them, to touch them. Then you will find rising up in you the well of love, springing from resurrection”<br /> Jean Varnier<br />
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  125. 125. Our Belief / Values<br />There is no limit to God’s love and no limit to what He can achieve through us.<br />There is no limit to the potential of people with disability or in need of care<br />There is no limit to the love and inspiration that comes from people in need, people with disability, people in pain<br />There is no limit to the gifts and talents within us which will come forth through working with those in need<br />
  126. 126. Case Study - Story<br />More on the “No Limits” missional community<br />Part 2 – How they pray and get more vision & plan further development<br />
  127. 127. Current Summary of NL Cluster<br />Volunteering<br />Fundraising<br />Trustees<br />Cluster<br />35 adults<br />21 kids<br />Martha <br />Trust<br />Residents, Carers, <br />Family<br />Worship<br />Carols<br />Two Cell Groups<br />10<br />8<br />Prayer Network<br />School support for <br />children with LD <br />New Wine <br />course<br />Makaton <br />training<br />Other fellowship:<br />Camping Weekend<br />Socials<br />Vision: There is no limit to God’s love and no limit to what He can achieve through us. Through His love we aim to work alongside people in need of care to help them achieve their maximum potential. Following Jesus’ example, we will provide practical support, comfort and prayer for those in need. On this journey together we aim to have lots of fun! <br />
  128. 128. Past 12 months<br />What have been our successes?<br />What have been the obstacles?<br /><ul><li> 2 Cell groups
  129. 129. Personal Growth
  130. 130. Community – Fellowship
  131. 131. Seeing beyond the disability
  132. 132. Embedded in Martha Trust
  133. 133. Vocation, Careers
  134. 134. Constraints – family, work, commitments
  135. 135. Church commitments – struggled to be refreshed (getting better)</li></ul>What have been our key learnings?<br />What are the new opportunities?<br /><ul><li> Holy Spirit has provided every time - - MT worship
  136. 136. Whatever we bring, it is blessed many times over
  137. 137. Strengthen MT links
  138. 138. Other disability groups
  139. 139. Personal – training, further research
  140. 140. Education, awareness, welcome of central church</li></li></ul><li>Pathway to missional movement for No Limits Cluster<br />Vision – by 2 years<br />1. Cell Group in Martha Trust – staff, residents, family, trustees<br />2. Buy and equip a caravan for disability use (Martin Mill?)<br />3. NL-run disco for disability groups / procure a minibus for wheelchairs, etc<br />4. Disability service in Church<br />5. 2012 Paralympics – Cluster volunteer group, prayer tent<br />PROPHESY<br />Reality<br />Strong base in Cluster<br />Strong roots with MT<br />Personal development<br />Many in Cluster believe in the vision<br />PRAYER &<br />
  141. 141. How is God going to make this all happen?<br />
  142. 142. Prayer & Encouragement!!<br />Keep dreaming big for God.<br />He has the resources you need<br />Lift the roof off!<br />God bless you for your big, beautiful plans!<br />Together you can do anything<br />No Limits <br />A picture of children dancing in the Father’s presence. Have fun!<br />NO LIMIT TO<br />THE FATHER’S HEART<br />God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise!<br />May God bless you through dancing & music!<br />Psalm 149, v3<br />Dance the Lord’s dance<br />
  143. 143. Current: <br />outreach in community; growing skills<br />Future: St G’s is a beacon for God’s love & ‘care in the community’<br />Volunteering<br />Fundraising<br />Trustees<br />Strengthen MT link – cell group<br />Cluster<br />35 adults<br />21 kids<br />Develop links with other disability groups<br />Worship<br />Martha <br />Trust<br />Residents, Carers, <br />Family<br />Central Church welcomes people with disability, special needs<br />Carols<br />Two Cell Groups<br />Prayer Network<br />10<br />8<br />School support for <br />children with LD <br />Resources – caravan and minibus<br />Other fellowship:<br />Camping Weekend<br />Socials<br />New Wine <br />course<br />Makaton <br />training<br />2012 Paralympics!<br />Vision: There is no limit to God’s love and no limit to what He can achieve through us. Through His love we aim to work alongside people in need of care to help them achieve their maximum potential. Following Jesus’ example, we will provide practical support, comfort and prayer for those in need. On this journey together we aim to have lots of fun! <br />
  144. 144. Some more stories<br />dvd case studies<br />of msc’s<br />
  145. 145. Q & A<br />

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