Growing Together Thinking about ourselves as a church and our mission


Menu of Mission Possibilities

At the Countess Free Church there are a number of mission possibilities across the life of the church, as well as the opportunities for individuals in their diverse places of work, school and so on. We try and capture these into a simple menu.

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Worship and Service Go Hand in Hand

Our motto is ‘Seeking to Worship, Seeking to Serve’. This keeps things simple and succinctly captures what we are about – God and His love for all mankind.

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Greater Things than These

Starting 7th January 2018 our new series ‘Greater Things than These‘ will begin. This will explore our desire to see Kingdom Life across the City, for which we seek God for greater capacity among ourselves for Kingdom ministry.

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Confidence to Lead in Faith

At the Countess Free Church we have a thing about Disciples Make Disciples – each of us not only called to follow Jesus, but in our following helping others to follow too. The obvious question to ask ourselves is ‘Who are you discipling?‘. Related to this is the question ‘If I were to disciple someone one to one, how would I do it?‘.

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Your Default in our Time Poor World

We have written before about how fast paced our lives have become. In our attempts to cram in more activity we can squeeze out opportunities for God-given ministry. The expression many use is being Time Poor. In the worst case we simply have no time for each other …

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Attend to Your Rhythm and Diet

Anyone who has watched the BBC Drama ‘Call the Midwife’ for a series or two will have seen how the nun-midwives weave together a life of prayer and practical service through nursing. Whilst few of us might consider becoming a nun, surely we can all learn stacks about their intentional spiritual rhythms and diet. Scenes encountered out in the world are brought in prayer by the faith community, which has a deliberate underlying beat of worship that fuels their ability to nurse.

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Community Ministers

Jesus told his disciples ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few’ (Matthew 9:37). Being a worker takes many forms and can be done in all kinds of ways. As a church we want to recognise people who are ministering in diverse ways, by talking about Community Ministers.

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