Church Planting Conference programme
Thursday, 25 June 2020
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Session 1: Change
Session 2: Courage
Session 3: Imagination
Hosted by: +Ric Thorpe & Wole Agbaje
Hosted by: +Ric Thorpe & Helen Shannon
Hosted by: +Ric Thorpe & Wole Agbaje
Talk: Jon Tyson
Talk: Josh Howard with Diwas Lama &
Talk: +Stephen Cottrell
Story: Alex Wood
Story: David Lloyd
Story: Wole Agbaje
Story: Chris Hill
Story: Janie Cronin
Story: Diane Grano
Talk: Jo Saxton
Talk: Ness Wilson
Talk: Alan Hirsch
Discussion panel hosted by Ric Thorpe with Christian Selvaratnam, Lizzy Woolf, Wole Agbaje and Helen Shannon
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FIRST SET of SEMINARS
Helping someone grow as a disciple
Creating a culture of evangelism
Making student disciples
Church plant health check
Developing Fresh Expressions to maturity
Developing a church planting strategy
Race and church planting
Theological foundations for church planting
There’s much talk about making disciples but how do we do it in practice?
Where is the gift of evangelism when it’s needed?
Students: How do we reach and disciple the next generation?
1-3 years into a church plant, how are you doing? Time for an MOT
Enabling FXCs to make disciples, form church, and multiply
Planting churches at scale over time needs strategic thinking, planning and prayer
What should church planters do to make Black Lives Matter?
Is church planting biblical? What might a theology for church planting look like?
Miriam Swanson (Swaffield)
SECOND SET of SEMINARS
Discipling through small groups
Cultivating spiritual health
Being a church planting church
Developing sacramental approaches to church planting
Planting churches on estates
Training church planters
Apostolic leadership for church networks
Using small groups to help grow discipleship throughout a church
Church planting can be stressful, so how can leaders enable spiritual health through a whole church?
How can churches that plant churches prepare for plants, release them generously, and recover to do it again and again?
Traditional and modern catholics share their learning about different approaches to planting churches in the sacramental tradition
What is current learning and experience on best practice for planting churches on estates?
How do you train church planters? What journey do they need to go on? What content do they need? How should it be delivered?
After the first church plant, how can plants and other churches be networked together to increase their missional impact and capacity?
Missional leaders are “get on with it” type people and their needs are often overlooked. With the right coaching and support, they become more effective in their calling, avoiding burnout. How can we enable this to be the norm?
Will Van Der Hart
THIRD SET of SEMINARS
Making disciples in a sacramental context
Multiplying disciples amongst children and youth
Developing leaders to grow the church
The place of social action in church planting
Home churches: what’s their future in the church?
Working with the institution
What part might a sacramental and contemplative spirituality have to play in making disciples?
How can we make disciples amongst younger people?
Growing churches are intentional about identifying and developing leaders
Multiplying congregations to reach new people within and beyond the current church building
What works well with social action ministries in church plants?
When church buildings shut, churches went online at home. How can we move from online groups to thriving house churches?
Stirring up prayer in churches beyond the keen ones to see it multiply through the body of Christ
How best to work with our denominations and organisational structures on church planting plans
Special content Available all day
Archbishop Justin Welby
Father James Mallon
Dr Winfield Bevins
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, speaks and reflects on the important part that church planting has to play in the future of the Church of England.
Jo Saxton, author, speaker and leadership coach offers ideas and inspiration on how we take seriously Jesus’ call to make disciples today. What does that look like in our own contexts, both now and in the season to come?
Father James Mallon, founder of the Divine Renovation Ministry, shares principles from his own experience that take parishes from maintenance to mission and bring about transformation and renewal.
Winfield Bevins, Director of Church Planting at Asbury Seminary, talks about the power of rediscovering networks and their importance in making disciples, planting churches, and creating new movements.
Follow-up seminar on Friday, 26 June
Bishop Ric Thorpe and
Join from the conference website or the multiplyX Facebook group for a special follow-up session to explore the conference themes in more depth.