Redeemer’s vision is to ‘be a growing local church with a global reach, multiplying and strengthening churches by raising leaders, releasing missionaries and resourcing pioneering.’
In February 2021 at our Vision Sunday (part of our ‘Building Strong & Sending Well’ series) we unpacked our emphasis for the coming season using the acronym B.L.E.S.S. - reflecting our focus on Building Strong through seeing Leaders raised and released, Serving the poor, Starting & Sending sites and church plants all for the purpose of Evangelistic advance.
Building Strong to go long - long in reach and legacy
Dreams formed by;
Specific prophetic words, and
Founded on the Lord and outworked in dependance on Him
Building, Staffing. Equipping
Pillars & Pioneers
Pillars - those who stay and are built upon
Pioneers - those who are sent
Bowman and Arrows
For God loved the world in this way: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. (John 3:16 CSB)
The way that God pre-eminently displays his love for this world is in sacrificially giving his best, his only son for the purpose of redemption. THAT is why we GIVE OUR BEST.
It is why we build strong, for the long haul. Labouring and leaving a legacy until Christ returns
It is why we must see leaders raised and released – for now, for growth here, for sending elsewhere, for generations to come beyond us
It is why we serve the poor, manifesting he very heart of God and His kingdom culture.
It is why we will start and send, new initiatives, new pioneering situations…
Only, they asked us to remember the poor, the very thing I was eager to do. (Galatians 2:10 ESV)
Partner: with other organisations
Passions: discover and develop that passions on your heart
EG: Modern day slavery, fostering & adoption, homelessness
Projects: we pioneer
Long term, sustainable and go beyond us in to the next generation
Services: New services (already happened)
Start ups: Church plants?
Leavers equipped (spread by persecution but people went ‘sent’)
Labourers to support existing/new pioneering situations
Leaders to start pioneering situations/church plants
PARTNER WITH US
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Pursuing your own call
Providing thorough financial giving
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TRAINING & EQUIPPING
ID is a year-long church internship program designed to help you walk with Jesus into the adventures that he has for you. Over the course of the year you'll be immersed in the life and mission of a local church, where you can serve in a wide variety of exciting ministries and be lovingly discipled.
LEAD is the Relational Mission leadership training programme. Over two years, you will build on your theological foundations with powerful biblical truth, delve down into the nature of kingdom leadership and explore and develop a chosen area of leadership, supported along the journey through 1-2-1 mentoring.
Shepherd is a new 2-year course that helps equip new and emerging elders for the responsibilities of pastoral ministry. The course helps to complement, not replace, the work that is already being done by local eldership teams to develop new elders by providing high value, focussed training to prepare new and future elders for the demands of the role.