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District Missioner Enabler Appointment

 

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,


I am delighted to share with you the good news that we have made an appointment for a District Mission Enabler. Mr Matt Forsyth, who resides in the Peterborough Circuit and who is known to us all for his work with the District for All We Can, will take up his new appointment on 2nd August 2021.


Matt excited and impressed the Appointment Panel with his prayerful and mature Christian approach to the task of enabling the Churches and Circuits in fulfilling their missional priorities. Matt knows the District well already and we look forward to him joining us in our journey as a District in building up our confident and faithful witness.


Matt comments 'I am excited and privileged to be given this opportunity as the Mission Enabler for the Northampton Methodist District. As I shared in my interview I believe the best is yet to come. Not only for the local church but also for this special District, together united. As such, I cannot wait to get going!'
 

Please keep Matt in your prayers as we offer him a warm welcome to the District and the District Team.

Every blessing,

Helen

17th June 2021


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* Together Mission *
An introduction to the Together Missions which will take place in circuits around the district in May-June 2019

*New Places for New People*
Guidance on how to start a new place for new people

A reflection on the work of MK Christian Foundation given on 15 March 2019
Text of the talk

A season of invitation
Opportunities for Hospitality

Being Good News
Worship/study resource and video

BOOK - Hosting Mary and Joseph
Posada - an Advent experience for your community

Building for Mission
where to get advice on all aspects of church building projects

Community engagement
Ideas for engaging with and serving the wider community as well as examples of what has worked well.

Developing Faith in church community centres
This resource is to help you use the links you have with those using your church community centres, to help people enagage with, and grow in, Christian faith

Does Your Church Have a Growth Plan?
Suggestions to aid your thinking about growing your local church

Doing A New Thing
Initiative Planning

Fresh Expressions
How to use Methodist processes to start something new

Fresh Expressions cartoon video
Link to YouTube animation of what a Fresh Expression approach looks like

Good News Stories
Read about what God is doing around the Northampton Methodist District

Green Pastures Housing
Providing homes for homeless people

Guidance Papers
Mission Statements; Using Film in Mission; Regrouping for Mission

HOPE 2018
Catch the HOPE 2018 vision

I, Daniel Blake
Stamford Methodist Church showed this powerful film as part of an event on local social action

Interior Design
What message does your church building give?

Leading Together in Growing Methodist Churches
Research in North East England

Methodist Pioneer Pathways
The Guide to the Methodist Pioneer Pathways

Mission - Churches seeking permission to cease to meet
Guidance for churches seeking permission to cease to meet

Mission Shaped Ministry training
Mission Shaped Ministry; District Grants

Mission Start-Up Grants
Mission Start-Up Grants

Money Talks
Research from Durham University on Christian responses to debt issues in local communities

New Housing Areas and Church
Links to resources from Churches Together in England

Outdoor Church
Resources for Outdoor Church

Pioneer Ministry
Thoughts on being a pioneer

Pioneering on Housing Developments
Report on CMS conference July 2017

Prospects
Welcoming and including people with learning disabilities in the life of the church

Reflections on an End of Life Plan
By Andrew Murphy

ReImagine Forum
ReImagine Forum at Daventry, 4 February 2017

REVIEW - Redefining Threshold
Review of article Redefining Threshold, in Anvil - CMS journal of theology and mission

REVIEW Pioneer Ministry in New Housing areas
Practical advice for regional leaders who are considering how to serve emerging areas, as well as pioneer ministers who are working in new communities.

REVIEW Refresh: A not-so-new guide to being church and doing life
A great little book for people being introduced to fresh expressions of church

Talking Jesus
Public Perceptions of Jesus, Christians and Evangelism in England

Talking of God
Downloadable faith-sharing course

TellShowBe
Video Evangelism Resource

The E-word
E is for Evangelism ...

What is our Methodist DNA?
Article written by Eleri Bristow (from the Loughborough circuit) about an event in the Stamford Circuit.

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