Mission Action Plan

MISSION ACTION PLAN

Our Mission Action Plans are “SMART” and reviewed at every 6 weekly PCC. In August 2018 they were:

  1. ‘To serve God and the community’
  • Sustain pastoral care to the village and local community  during the Vacancy
  • Engender a spirit of welcome and sustenance
  • Publicise services, church events and activities
  • Encourage people to know, love, follow Jesus and to grow as his disciples in worship and witness to the truth of the gospel

 

  1. ‘To continue to make our services accessible to families with young children,
  • Provide a regular service aimed at children
  • Review periodically the effectiveness and relevance of our provision
  • Develop the spiritual understanding of the younger community
  • Involve children regularly in all services and familiarise them with the traditional forms of worship
  • Community outreach – Provide a place of friendship for the wider community to come to
  • Encourage children to take leadership roles within the worship:
  • Encourage fellowship, community and spiritual development and understanding church in a wider context
  • Develop the teenage work within the church
  • Maintain and develop links with the March School

 

  1. ‘Church Fabric’
  • Maintain the exterior and interior fabric of the building, churchyard and burial ground
  • Repair ground drain around the church as required in Quinquennial Inspection
  • Six table tombs to be rebuilt
  • Create a more flexible space to allow for a variety of events in the building
  • To encourage locals and tourists to visit the church for either private prayer or to enjoy its history or both

 

  1. ‘Parish Costs and Contribution’
  • To raise the quarter share for Oving through collections
  • Raise additional income to met any shortfall in the parish contribution and cover routine expenditure
  • Raise additional income for the maintenance of the church fabric for the items on the Quinquennial Inspection report
  • Maintain charitable giving