Our Diocesan Vision

Leadership: committed to transformation

  • Developing diverse and lay ordained leaders from the communities we serve
  • Piloting liberating models of leadership and ministry, especially in multi-parish benefices
  • Creating learning networks for lay and ordained leaders

Imagination

  • Investing in our engagement with baptism families to spark an amazing adventure with Jesus Christ
  • Placing schools at the heart of our mission with creative connections between churches and schools
  • Encouraging new and courageous ways of worshipping, in different places, which connect with more people
  • Approaching the use, upkeep and future of our church buildings in bold and creative ways

Faith

  • Enabling people to discover new depths to prayer and spiritual growth, individually and together
  • Nurturing confident disciples to live out their faith seven days a week
  • Sharing our stories in new and different ways, including through digital media

Engagement

  • Being advocates for human flourishing, through initatives which combat injustice, environmental destruction, exclusion and isolation
  • Using sport, music and art to build relationships and share the Christian faith
  • Connecting with new housing developments in innovative ways
  • Investing in people and programmes, which excite young people to explore and grow in faith