Unleashing the Mission-shaped Church


A one day workshop on church planting featuring George Lings, Bob and Mary Hopkins from the UK.

Thursday 15 June, 9 am – 4.30 pm
St Francis Theological College – 233 Milton Rd, Milton, Brisbane

George Lings is the Director of the Sheffield Centre in the UK. His work in discerning the evolving mission of the church is highly regarded by church leaders and missional practitioners. George was instrumental in the production of The Mission Shaped Church report and is the editor of the periodical Encounters on the Edge George is widely respected in the field of church planting and new forms of church as a consultant, trainer and writer.

Bob and Mary Hopkins head up Anglican Church Planting Initiatives (ACPI) in the UK – an organisation they founded 17 years ago. They have recently joined the Archbishop of Canterbury’s newly formed Fresh Expressions team alongside Steve Croft. They have a wide ministry of consultation and training in the areas of church planting, cell church development and fresh expression of church.

The workshop is being sponsored by Church Army Australia, Gospel Outreach Ministries and the Task Force on Mission (Anglican General Synod).

Cost is $90, or $65 for students or members of a group of 5 participants or more. Register by downloading the brochure from Vision for Mission or by phoning the conference office (02 4759 1363). Registrations close on Friday June 2.

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