The three key themes for our emerging Vision for St Helen’s and St Peter’s for the five years to 2026 are:
God’s love underpins our Vision and how we work it out. The green background reminds us that we are called to show care for the environment in all that we do
The PCC is working to fill out the details of this new Vision during the first half of 2022, reflecting on the impact of COVID-19 restrictions and how our worship and mission might evolve as parish life makes the transition to a new normal.
The next step is to develop strategic objectives towards a new Mission Action Plan that will bring our three themes to life. An early focus is how we can best adapt and develop our buildings to support our mission. A statement of needs for St Helen’s church has been agreed to guide us, with an architect’s assistance, to find the best options for development.
The Parish’s Values, which underpin our planning, remain unchanged since our first Mission Action Plan in 2011:
As followers of Jesus, inspired by God’s amazing Love: