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Becoming a Christ-like community
A vision for the parish that came out of joint work between the Parochial Church Council (PCC), Church Leadership Teams (CLTs) and the Partnership for Missional Church (PMC) team and came through road-testing involving the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM), a parish PMC event and consultation with Church Forums; plus the PCC’s scrutiny of the reactions.

The theology behind it stems from St Paul’s understanding of the Church being the Body of Christ or the Bride of Christ. Our calling (1 Corinthians 11 and Ephesians 5) is to become like Jesus or, in St Paul’s words, to be “imitators of Christ”.

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