The partner churches in Cape Town (SIM, REACH, Methodist, Anglican, Presbyterian) are delighted to make msm available locally.
We believe it will be a significant resource for building the Kingdom of God in this area.
Individuals are most welcome, but we particularly hope that small groups from a church or
Who is it for?
- Those exploring how to begin, sustain and grow a fresh expression of church;
- Experienced pioneers who want to reflect on what they are doing;
- Those wanting to learn qualities of Christian ministry;
- Christians who want their churches to be more effective in mission;
- All denominations, traditions and ages;
- Urban, suburban and rural contexts.
Features of the course
- Designed for busy Christians;
- Delivered ecumenically;
- Local and national teachers;
- Reflection on your context and story;
- Varied learning styles and resources;
- Coaching, mentoring, learning networks;
- Full materials and extra online material.
- Mission context;
- The mission of God;
- Vision, values and call;
- Starting something new;
- Listening for mission;
- What is church?
- Gospel and culture;
- Team roles and behaviour;
- Spirituality, worship and the sacraments;
- Growing to maturity.
Your local course
The course leaders and teachers include Gordon Crowther, Siegfried Ngubane, Paul Schoenfeld, Martin Mostert, John Stewe.
Course timetable and venue
- Session 1: Saturday, 30 July 2016
- Session 2: Thursday, 04 August 2016
- Session 3: Thursday, 18 August 2016
- Session 4: Thursday, 01 September 2016
- Session 5: Thursday, 15 September 2016
- Session 6: Thursday, 29 September 2016
- Session 7: Thursday, 13 October 2016
- Session 8: Saturday, 29 October 2016
Venue: Church of the Holy Spirit (CHS), 38 Raapkaal Road, Kirstenhof, Cape Town, 7945
From Tuesday 16 February tot Thursday 18 February representatives of all around South Africa attended the Third International Fresh Expressions Conference at His People (Goodwood). Delegates from Sydney, United Kingdom, United States of America and various part of Africa did also attend. The mix of attendees came from various denominations.
The Third International Fresh Expressions Conference in Cape Town, addressed the theme ” Future Church – discerning the future of the church together”. Apart from keynote talks delegates were invited to participate in indabas – interactive discussions of key issues introduced by a panel of speakers. ”
Speakers ranged from Revd. Phil Potter, Prof. Jerry Pillay, Bishop Graham Cray, Prof. Nelus Niemandt, Dr Michael Moynagh and others.
Some of the presentations used in the plenaries and the indaba’s are available here. Please just click on the link
- Fresh Expressions and the future church-Phil Potter
- Worship of the Triune God John vd Laar
- Disciple Making in the Future Church-Graham Cray
- COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION THROUGH THE FUTURE CHURCH-Jerry Pillay
- Incarnational living in the future church-Michael Moynagh
- Relationships in the future church-Nelus Niemandt
- Future church from maintenance to mission-Frederick Marais
- Old New Future-Graham Cray
- Intro to mission shaped ministry-Pete Atkins
- Training pioneers for future church-Annie Kirk
- Training pioneers for future church-south-africa Dave Male
- Missional leadership and the future church-Nelus Niemandt
- Poverty Injustice in the future church-Nadine Bouwers-du Toit
- Poverty Injustice in the future church-Braam Hanekom
- Poverty Injustice in the future church-Craig Stewart
- Family church-messy church-Jean Pienaar
- The holy spirit and the future church Fresh Expressions Conference 2016 Cape Town-Dirkie vd Spuy
- Alexander Venter 20160216 HS & Future Church-Alexander Venter
- Environment and the future church1-Ncumisa Magadla
- Environment and the future church2-Rachel Mash
Do you wish to be a trained as a coach for your mission and ministry? Fresh Expressions, in partnership with Curtis Love and OCAfrica, are offering The Coaching Workshop from the 14-16 September, 2016, in Randpark Ridge in Gauteng. For more please go to: The Coaching Workshop Fresh Expressions.September2016
Are you missional thinker and is God nudging you to be involved in Fresh Expressions? We are pleased to announce that we are again offering training on how to run and manage the Mission Shaped Ministry course. The first of two training events will be in the Gauteng from 6 to 8 September at the Emseni Christian Conference Centre in Benoni. Please see the attached and register through that process.