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Project Profiles

Each initiative that has been funded through the Development Funding for Church Growth in Deprived Areas will have its own 'Project Profile' page. Theses pages contain a short summary of what the funding has been awarded for, a background to the organisation/project, photos of the project and a developing narrative that will be updated as each project progresses.

All projects can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding categories on the left and the five most recently updated profiles are listed below.

Ignite - St Paul, Cliftonville

The ‘Ignite’ Project at St Paul's Cliftonville is employing a missioner to replicate an established model of community ministry from a deprived neighbourhood into another area.

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All Souls & St Peter, Radford

Development of children and families work (including Messy Church) in a very deprived, multi-cultural parish with high population turnover in the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham.

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People with learning disabilities are under-represented in our churches. This project will equip churches to welcome, include and disciple people with learning disabilities.

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St Francis, Dalgarno Way

Development of mission activity in a fast-growing church plant, within the Diocese of London, through employment of a Children and Families Pastor, targeting children and families in a deprived area with a high proportion of young people.

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Mission Apprentices - Diocese of Birmingham

A Diocesan project to train Mission Apprentices combining structured training and mission experience in deprived parishes.

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Tolladine Mission - St Barnabas, Worcester

Scaling up a successful existing project in the Diocese of Worcester based around a mission community in an area with pockets of exceptional multiple deprivation, by employing a full-time mission leader.

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