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A Growing Church in a Post-Christian Culture

  • St Hilary's Kew 12 John St Kew, VIC 3101 (map)

There have been many shifts in Australian culture over the past twenty to thirty years. These shifts have included a changed understanding of the Christian faith, a changed perception of the Christian church and it's role in society and a changed attitude to religion in general and to how religion fits into our national life. Perhaps our new cultural milieu might be called 'post-Christian'. In such a cultural milieu, can the Christian church grow and if so, how?

Join us for a day to reflect on these questions and our own particular context.

Our plenary speaker will be Ger Jones, who is the Lead Pastor of Vintage Church, Los Angeles.


9.30am: Arrival and registration

9.45am: A Growing Church in a post-Christian culture (Ger Jones)

11.00am: Morning tea (provided)

11.30am: Invitation and retention in the church (Ger Jones)

12.45pm: Lunch (provided)

1.45pm: Seminars (4 choices)

3.00pm: Close


Seminar 1: Adapting a program to fit your context (Ger Jones)

Seminar 2: Growing a church in a multicultural context (David Williams) 

Seminar 3: Maintaining focus as you grow a church plant (Tim Horman and Peter Carolane) 

Seminar 4: Growing a smaller established church (Maria Brand-Starkey)

Seminar Speakers

Earlier Event: April 30
Luke in One Night
Later Event: August 12
Starting School Well