Tag: Fresh Expressions

Dean of Fresh Expressions

Revd Will Cookson, Minister Springfield Church, Dean of Fresh Expressions

The Diocese has just announced that I have been appointed as Dean of Fresh Expressions in Southwark. This is a new part-time post and is initially for a year (for both sides to see how it goes) and does not alter me continuing as Minister of Springfield Church. It is an exciting opportunity not only for

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Article on Archbishop of Canterbury’s website

Article on Archbishop of Canterbury’s website

Article now up talking about Springfield on the Archbishop’s website with a transcript and link to the video.

A brief guide to Messy Church

There was a little flutter on Twitter last night regarding Messy Church @davemagill not trying to be deep and meaningful, but two songs then an hour of craft ain't church – was fun though — The Church Mouse ن (@thechurchmouse) November 20, 2010 All very amicable but it got me thinking that it would be

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Anglicanism Trending – but not in a good way

That was the headline in a tweet by Dave Walker a cartoonist: The term 'Anglican' is trending in the UK, but really not in a good way. — Dave Walker (@davewalker) November 8, 2010

New Cafe Church Congregation at Roundshaw

I have just been to take part and to do the talk at our new congregation in Roundshaw. This was my first visit to take part in it. When Sue Bosley and I discussed it earlier in the year when planning it we felt that it would be good to let it bed in first

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New congregation off to a roaring start

It was with some trepidation that we set up a new congregation in Roundshaw. We had been thinking and planning a new congregation for a while. Springfield had been growing  and we didn’t want to get so large that we started to lose a sense of community. Originally we had looked at planting a new

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