Fresh Expressions Vision Day at Lake Junaluska on July 9-10

June 29, 2016

Fresh-Expressions-LogoFresh Expressions US is hosting a vision day at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center on July 9-10. What is Fresh Expressions? Fresh Expressions is a movement that is cultivating new forms of church alongside existing congregations in order to reach a changing world. Begun in England 10 years ago, it has resulted in the birth of over 2,500 new communities in the UK alone. Fresh Expressions has spread to Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and is also taking shape in the US. At its heart, Fresh Expressions is about empowering and equipping God’s people to develop creative expressions of church that can reach the increasing diversity of our society. What’s a Vision Day? Vision Day is a great way to discover more about Fresh Expressions. In an interactive format, you will have the chance to:

  • Hear how Fresh Expressions is renewing the church
  • Talk about the development of Fresh Expressions US
  • Learn more about the Mission-Shaped Church
  • Discover tools to start Fresh Expressions in your area
What’s the Schedule? Saturday: 9.30 a.m. Gathering Time – Coffee & Refreshments 10.00 a.m. Welcome & Worship 10.15 a.m. Session # 1 – Movement: How Fresh Expressions Is Changing the Landscape 11.00 a.m. Break 11.15 a.m. Session # 2 – Need: Why Fresh Expressions Matter for the Church 12.15 p.m. Lunch Break 1.00pm Session # 3 – Form: Creating Fresh Expressions in Context 2.15 p.m. Break 2.30 p.m. Session # 4 – Action: How It’s Happening and How You Can Get Involved 3.30 p.m. Closing of Vision Day 6:30-9:00 p.m. Fresh Expressions Forum (optional) Sunday: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fresh Expressions Worship Experience (optional) DOWNLOAD FLYER