We realise there are places in Down and Dromore where the traditional model of church no longer works well or where there is little Christian witness. We want to reach these communities with new, culturally relevant churches where people can meet Jesus, grow in Christlikeness and become agents of transformation in our society.
Partner with our Church Planting Fund
Since the launch of the Church Planting Fund in 2013 eight churches and three outreaches have so far been planted: Moneyreagh Community Church, Braniel Community Church, Glen Community Church, Killicomaine Community Church, The Gathering, Belfast, St Donard’s Community Church, Dundrum, West Winds Community Church, Tullycarnet Church, a youth and children’s ministry in Killough, Ards Connect and The Suitcase Project.
The fund has also contributed towards high quality training for diocesan evangelists.
Our vision – a society transformed
We believe that the gospel of Christ is the single most effective instrument of transformation in our post–conflict society. We have a vision to see:
- A new generation of children formed in a value system that will bless the community.
- Families supported and the lonely befriended.
- Self–worth restored.
- A generation of young men and women, so transformed by the power of God that they go on to transform their own communities.
Our church planting is intentional, and we are planning for the long term as we commit ourselves, not to projects but to people.
CLICK HERE TO DONATE via CAF to the diocese’s General Church Planting Fund
Issues of Church Planting News
DOWNLOAD THE SPRING ‘23 EDITION OF CHURCH PLANTING NEWS HERE (PDF)
DOWNLOAD THE WINTER ‘23 EDITION OF CHURCH PLANTING NEWS HERE (PDF)
DOWNLOAD THE AUTUMN ‘22 EDITION OF CHURCH PLANTING NEWS HERE (PDF)
DOWNLOAD THE SPRING ‘22 EDITION OF CHURCH PLANTING NEWS HERE (PDF)
DOWNLOAD THE WINTER ‘22 EDITION OF CHURCH PLANTING NEWS HERE (PDF)
DOWNLOAD THE AUTUMN ‘21 EDITION OF CHURCH PLANTING NEWS HERE (PDF)
Read more about how you can be involved with Church Planting in Down and Dromore.
DOWNLOAD A LEAFLET ABOUT THE CHURCH PLANTING FUND HERE (PDF)
DOWNLOAD A STANDING ORDER FORM AND GIFT AID DECLARATION HERE
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