Explorers programme- Re ordering Relaunch
Date:
10th November 2017
Time:
10:00 - 12:00
Description:
BOOKINGS FOR THIS EVENT ARE NOW CLOSED. If you would like to be added to the reserves list, please email emily.allen@chester.anglican.org

Part of the 'Explorers of Church Buildings Project' Programme by the Diocese of Chester: providing the opportunity to visit and hear from churches that have managed a church building project to enhance mission and ministry.

Title- Re ordering Relaunch: Using the church space in new and creative ways

Theme for the morning- A major re-ordering project in a large urban church.

How to book
Booking is essential. There is a limited number of places (max of 60 people).
To book, please click on the link at the bottom of this page. This will direct you to our booking system. Click on the green ‘Register’ button to reserve a place.

This event is open to all church denominations in the area.

Introduction
St Mary’s Church, Ashton upon Mersey, began looking at their building afresh around 2010. As a large and growing church that is very active in engaging local communities, there was need to improve both the worship space for all ages and abilities and enhance and increase opportunities for further missional activities, including better hosting conferences.

This lead to a comprehensive re-development project to make the building both fit for purpose and fitting for its grade listed status. Changes were made to improve the worship space, access, and versatility of the space for its many activities; also new audio visual, lighting, prayer space and storage.

Completed in Spring 2017, come and see the transformation and hear from the church about their experiences of developing and managing this project, including:
• Developing the vision for the project and getting a team together
• Architectural solutions and working with the architect
• Fundraising approach
• The difference the project has made
• Lessons learnt and top tips
• What’s next for the church

This event has been organised by the Diocese of Chester. The morning will also include finding out about support available for Anglican churches from the central team at Church House.

Key information

Date- Friday 10th November 2017

Time- 10am-12pm (refreshments available from 9.30am)

Location- St Mary Magdalene Church, 44 Moss Lane, Sale. M33 6GD. Website: www.stmarysaom.org

Parking- available at the church

Public transport- nearest Metro stop is Brooklands

Any queries?
Please contact Emily Allen, Church Buildings Development Officer. E: Emily.allen@chester.anglican.org. T: 01928 718 834 ex 268
Category:
Diocesan Event
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See Also:
Training opportunities for parishes

 

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