Mission Statement 2013-18

We promise to maintain the Christian Faith,

to share our talents within stewardship, and

to do God’s work within the world

The Church in the Park - growing in faith and hope and love.

                    5 YEAR VISION

A happy, thriving church of committed people, increasing in numbers,

and with a strong Christian presence in the whole parish,

and reaching out to God's world. 
1. be the praying heart of the parish, witnessing to God’s saving love

2. remain true to our Catholic Christian heritage in a full and inclusive sense

3. use the talents of all our members, young and old, to enhance our worship

4. encourage vocations to ordained and lay ministry 

5. grow in faith and in numbers until we are able to support a full-time, resident Parish Priest

6. build a community in which everybody feels accepted and valued

7. work alongside other Christian Churches in our parish (e.g. Rockingham Rd Baptist Church)

8. work with neighbouring Parish Churches where there is a particular need (e.g. Keystone)

9. Continue with current mission activities (e.g. to schools and residential care homes)

10. work with schools and community groups (Brambleside Community Association, Friends of Rocking Rd Pleasure Park) to put on community events

11. support the work of Christian Aid, Us, The Children's Society and other organisations which show God's love in the world.
(to be reviewed 2017)

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