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The Work of a MaD Convener.

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The Work of the Presbytery MaD Convener Eat, breathe, and sleep – thinking about being a missional church and urging people to develop a missional mindset. Share information – we are preparing a “canned” powerpoint and some cool videos Promote Fresh Expressions and Mission Shaped Ministry Courses. Take your Presbytery through the Five Habits. Promote […]

Mission Shaped Ministries Course: A bunch of Presby Graduates

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The Mission Shaped Ministry (MSM) Course is the academic, strategic, biblical and theological backbone of the Fresh Expressions movement. Over the last three years a very large number of Presbyterians have gone through the course and a large number have participated in teacher training and have been part of the teams teaching this course. They […]

Nov 2016 Update to Presbyterian Link

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Initialising….. Mission and Discipleship The phrase “moving from maintenance to mission” has been overworked and overused in many circles. In the Mission and Discipleship Committee we have worked steadily to ensure that this is not merely a slogan that is bandied about, but something that we have backed with action. To this end our work […]

Month of Mission 2016

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This was our third Month of Mission which was, once-again, very well-received. You can read the devotions below along with the letter sent out to congregations. Mission & Discipleship Committee Convener: Rev Christopher Judelsohn Secretary: Mrs Eddie Stopforth Box 11333 Queenswood Pretoria 0121 Telephone: (0827597396) E-mail: eddiestop@global.co.za ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ September 2016 Dear Ministers and Session Clerks […]

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Significant reports tabled at General Assembly…

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The Mission and Discipleship tabled two significant reports and an addendum report at General Assembly. The first report was the committee report, which revealed the work done by the committee and which brought some innovative ideas around church-planting. This report was received with acclaim. The second report explored the challenges presented by the changing face […]