Deanery Organising

The aim of this project is to investigate the use of community organising in an Anglican Deanery. There will be three key areas of investigation which are closely related: 1. The role of the Area Dean as an ‘organiser’ 2. The use of an ‘organising cycle’ by a Deanery Synod 3. The partnership between a […]

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What’s the Agenda?

Milton Keynes is at a turning point. As the “city” celebrates its 50th anniversary there is a lot to celebrate, but there are also new challenges and opportunities to address. In 2017 we will also be electing a new Deanery Synod, so this is a good time to look back – and think ahead… 2005-14: […]

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Seven Marks of a Healthy Church

Taken from the Healthy Churches Handbook, by Robert Warren, this list identifies common characteristics of healthy churches. 1. Energized by faith rather than just keeping things going or trying to survive worship and sacramental life: moves people to experience God’s love motivation: energy comes from a desire to serve God and one another engaging with […]

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