Benefice Mission Action Plan

BMAP SUMMARY PLAN FOR UNITED BENEFICE OF NORTH WALTHAM, STEVENTON, ASHE AND DEANE

Objective Objective Description: What we want to achieve. Impact: How will this will make a difference our Benefice? We look for this to happen under God. Strategic priorities

Engaged with

aMAP

Objectives engaged with

1 Reimagining the life of the work of the benefice It will increase collaborative working across parish boundaries.
All benefice, worship and activities reach a wider audience through greater use of social media, Parish Magazine etc
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2 To develop prayer and worship across the benefice Sharing our teaching, learning and worship 1
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3 To strengthen the sense of community throughout the benefice To increase the profile of charitable giving of time and money across the benefice with a focus on Oak Lodge, Sebastian’s Action Trust, Basingstoke Food Bank and Riding for the Disabled. 1
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4 To develop youth work Increase the number of children attending groups, worship and events. 1
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DETAILED BMAP PLAN FOR UNITED BENEFICE OF NORTH WALTHAM, STEVENTON, ASHE AND DEANE

Objective

Evidence: What we want to achieve as a result of delivering our objective How we will know we have been successful. What we can count or measure? Steps: What steps we will take to achieve this. What will we input to make it happen? Who does what? when? How it will be achieved?
What resources will be needed?

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The future of the Benefice is reviewed and discussed regularly.
The four parishes work more closely together.
Greater attendance at benefice wide events;
Benefice events promoted through social media
Bmap team meet at least annually to review and discuss the future of the benefice.
Plan for at least one major combined worship and social event a year:
Promote integration throughout the United Benefice Services.
Encourage the use of social media to promote benefice events e.g. WhatsApp group, Facebook, and Twitter.

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More shared benefice worship opportunities e.g. Thy Kingdom Come, lent/pilgrim courses, Breakfast Together, Songs of Praise etc. All churches to be committed to Thy Kingdom Come and organise related events an opportunity for worship and prayer: NW to promote TKC to school afternoon tea event.
All churches to promote Breakfast Together.

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Church will work closely with the school and support Messy Church and Toddler Church (Little Angels). Messy church to be maintained, and attendance to promote the inclusion of families from across the benefice. School /church collaboration to be maintained. Toddler church set up and promoted through the benefice via the parish magazine. Mityana links to be maintained through school and church.

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Increase charitable giving and the reporting of charitable events Promote charitable events in the parish magazine etc.