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NECN
The National
Estate Churches Network
NECN: The National Estate Churches Network
Charity Registered in England and Wales, No 1104767
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We would really appreciate your help with our questionnaire!

We will use our questionnaire to help us learn together from the experience of people like you who actually know what housing estate ministry is like, so that we can share that learning with those in similar ministries.

If you can spend a few minute to fill in the questionnaire, you can download it here.



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‘One of the challenges Church has is to find ways of connecting with those around us. MSI provides a creative means by which we can rediscover and re-imagine Church for those who aren't engaged with it.

A six-week course with all the materials provided (free) which will definitely change the way those in our churches (including the leaders) think. Take a look
Here.

Mission Shaped Introduction (MSI)

CURBS - Interfaith resource for children

‘Kids United’ is a kit that has been produced especially for Christian groups, schools and churches who, serving mainly Muslim communities, seek to be sensitive to Muslim culture and beliefs while sharing God's love in a distinctively Christian way - well worth a look.

Talking Jesus

'Talking Jesus' is one of the talking points for many of us engaged in missional church at the moment. The findings of this survey which has looked at the way that people perceive Jesus, Christians and eveangelism in England is a 'must read' document.

You'll find a pdf copy to download here.

This really is a must read piece of research in that it confirms what we've hoped (and feared) and presents us with a firm base for ministry wherever we are.

Estate Evangelism - Ministry

 Why not take a moment to read Joe Hasler's excellent  paper on Estate Evanglism and modelling ‘new ways of  being church’.

 This is what Joe calls a 'think piece' - something intended to  provoke conversation, refinement or debate. Your thoughts,  responses and additions to this discussion are most  welcome - To read it: CLICK HERE

 

 

Job Vacancy: Minister (Estate Church Plant)


 Barton Community Church (Oxford) are looking for a

 minister for their estate church. This is initially a five-year

 position with the opportunity to extend

 

 For all the details: LOOK HERE.

Feeding Britain

Feeding Britain the report of the all-party parliamentary inquiry into hunger in Britain was launched 8th December.  The report group was chaired by the Bishop of Truro and includes Frank Field who spoke at our Autumn conference this year. The report addresses issues of hunger in the context of the wider cause of poverty. Recommendations are clearly not just the responsibility of government or the statutory sector. The report is well researched, well written and well presented. It speaks for those for whom NECN has the most concern. A recommended read.

You can find the report here.