Bishop Paul records video to encourage us to Bring One Friend

With advent and Christmas coming up Bishop Paul's video is a simple message to encourage everyone to bring one friend to church.

Watch the bishop's video here.

Spread the word by sharing this video in your church and encourage others to bring one friend

Can you Bring One Friend to church
We want to encourage every church member to Bring One Friend to church this advent or Christmas as a simple way to help us see a bigger church making a bigger difference. The encouraging message for us all was endorsed by Synod last week. The idea is nothing new. But with carol services, nativities, crib services and a whole host of Christmas festivities we have plenty of occasions to Bring One Friend along to. 

Each week we will publish ideas, hints, and encouragements as we look to help everyone Bring One Friend to church this year. Who will you bring?

Bring One Friend and #GodWithUs

We're supporting the national #GodwithUs Christmas campaign as a great way to Bring One Friend to church.

Find out how your church can take part here

We want to encourage all congregations to rise to this challenge. It will benefit your church. It will enable you to show your friends what you get from being part of a people who know and love Jesus.

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Our Diocesan Prayer

As we pursue our vision of a bigger church making a bigger difference more people knowing Jesus more justice in the world we have introduced a diocesan prayer. Please pray it and share it in churches across our diocese as we offer our sustained prayer to Jesus.

Loving Father,
by your 
we long to see more people knowing Jesus,
and more justice
in your world.
Help us to live as
your disciples in the power
of the Spirit
and to work to your praise and glory.

Download the prayer to use in your church

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