Our Vision

At St Francis our vision is to:

  • Be a spiritual hub for the community, making God's love known to all.

At St Francis our mission is:

Our mission is divided into four key areas, which are then subdivided into more specific actions and focus areas for the coming year. 

Outreach

Seizing opportunities to engage with those around us, following Jesus’ example
• Relaunch men’s ministry
• Engage with the town through centenary events

Welcome

Providing a place where everyone belongs and feels valued
• Become a member of the ‘Inclusive Church’ network
• Review the way we welcome people into church (on arrival and continually)

Nurture

Transforming lives through developing our relationship with God, exploring the Bible and encouraging one another
• Encourage each other to join a house group, and share available/suggested resources
• Attend ‘wider’ Christian events/festivals
• Continue to nurture through seasonal courses and weekly teaching

Worship

Gathering as a community to glorify God
• Encourage one another to engage with the broadening worship styles on offer
• Encourage and coach wider participation in leading parts of worship