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St James's Mission Action Plan: 1993-1996

The Way Ahead

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The Parochial Church Council has made a commitment to try to implement the following improvements in the life of our parish and in the spirit of the Bishop of London’s Agenda for Action.

Framework for Mission Action Plan for St James’s, Hampton Hill

In each mentioned below it should be stressed that co-operation with other local churches in the Hampton Council of Churches is assumed.


Proclamation
Short Term:
1 Service Card for Holy Communion
2 Improving Preparation for Reading and Prayers of Intercession
Long Term:
1 Monitor use of new hall and Church
2 Space for quiet and meditation within the existing building -use of North Aisle?
3 Presence of Church in “Poets Estate”

Teaching and Nurture
Short Term:
1 Encouragement of House Groups
a) people to attend
b) supplying with resource material
c) keeping PCC informed 2 Sunday Evenings - thematic teaching Autumn/Lent
Long Term:
1 Nurture Groups
a) Beginners
b) Down our Street
c) Moving on from informal service attenders
2 Re-instate Deanery Training Days
3 Youth Worker - shared over 4 Hampton Parishes

Pastoral Ministry
Short Term:
1 Open Church on Friday Morning for Drop In/Open House
2 Equipping people for pastoral care - pastoral skills
3 Follow up Baptism, illness, funerals
Long Term:
1 Newcomers (street) parties
2 Long Term links with Justice and Peace issues UN, Christian Aid, Missionary Societies, Liaising with Community Care Group - Encourage mutual support.

The Parish Church of St James, Hampton Hill, TW12 1DQ
Main site: stjames-hamptonhill.org.uk