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Church Planting & Church Renewal Conference with Bishop Ric Thorpe

  • St Hilary's Kew 12 John Street Kew, VIC, 3101 Australia (map)
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Bishop Ric Thorpe is responsible for the London Diocese’s goal of creating 100 New Worshipping Communities by 2020 and is also working nationally to support Dioceses to plant new churches. Before being appointed to Islington, Bishop Ric was the Bishop of London’s Adviser for Church Planting. 

Bishop Ric will share the things that have been learnt through London's 100 New Worshipping Communities by 2020 project and will be joined by a range of local speakers to cover the following areas in plenaries and optional workshops.

This Conference is hosted by St Hilary's, ALPHA & The Peter Corney Training Centre

The Program

8:30am - Coffee Cart in action
9:15 - Prayer
9:30 - Blessing
9:40 - Welcome
9:45 - Meet Bishop Rick
9:50 - Plenary Session One
10:30 - Morning Tea
11:00 - Plenary Session Two
11:50 - Panel Interaction (Bishop Ric, Craig Ogden, Liz Goodacre, Guy Mason)
12:45pm - Lunch Break
1:30 - Seminars
2:45 - Plenary Session Three
3:30 - Q&A
3:55 - Thanks
4:00 - Closing blessing

Plenary Sessions with Bishop Ric

  1. Stories of God at work (in the Diocese of London) 
  2. Ten types of church plants/replants in Post Christian England 
  3. Renewing Established Churches in Mission


  • How to church plant using Alpha (Bishop Ric and John Lamerton)
  • Planting to plant again (Guy Mason and Stephanie Judd)
  • Replanting and creating a Network Church (Bishop Stephen Hale and James Hornby)
  • Church Planting in a Provincial Centre (Andy and Liz Goodacre)
  • Transforming Small Groups to share in mission together (Tim Horman)
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