Gemma Adam, our Practical Services Director, returned to work in September after twelve months of maternity leave. Now that the dust has settled, we set her a few questions to find out a bit more about life leading the Practical Services team.
For the past few years we’ve run day conferences across the UK to equip pastors and help build local relationships. Richard Underwood reflects on the 2012 conferences and introduces us to 2013’s theme.
Across our family of churches we have much experience and skills with regards to youth and children’s ministry – but there are also many needs. Trevor Archer is keen for us to work better together, pooling our best ideas, resources and practices, so that we might see many young people grow as disciples of Jesus.
The balance of influence and need in global mission is changing. Andy Paterson recently attended a consultation about the challenges and opportunities for mission in Europe. Here he shares with us some of his reflections.