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FX Stories: A New Dinner Church Launches in KY!
19 Feb 2020
Dinner Church continues to build bridges, create community, and point people towards Jesus!
Starting New Things: Two Essential Steps
Jon Davis | 6 Jan 2020
It’s a new year and I am starting a new ministry having answered a call to serve a congregation. It is exciting and wonderful. I am energized and ready to...
Fresh Expressions Stories: Through Dinner Church God is Changing Lives
25 Nov 2019
“What is God up to?” is the question I’m most often asked. “Have you heard of the dinner church movement?” is my most common answer.
Fresh Expressions Profile: Table of Grace
18 Nov 2019
Table of Grace is a Fresh Expression Dinner Church of West Bend UMC in Asheboro, NC where they serve up good food and good news.
Fresh Expressions Profile: Randall By the River
11 Nov 2019
Can Church happen outside, down by the river? "It reminds us, every Sunday, it IS our Father's world." Check out Randall By the River, a Fresh Expression of Randall UMC in Norwood, NC
Fresh Expressions Profile: Open Hands
1 Nov 2019
A Video profile of an amazing Fresh Expression: "It’s like a family tree spreading and bringing more people in and it just blows me away! When you see someone that at one time not that long ago was on the very bottom and struggling and suffering and next thing you know they’re proclaiming the glory of God and how God has done it for them and what God can do for someone else."
A House Full: Relationship-Building Through Table Fellowship
Luke Edwards | 28 Oct 2019
Since the beginnings of the church’s history, table fellowship has been an essential aspect of the practice of hospitality and of welcoming the stranger.
The Power of Words, Tattoos, and AA
16 Oct 2019
Michael Beck was recently featured on the Monday Morning Pastor Podcast with Doug Moister and J.R. Briggs. He shared about his personal story of redemption, some soul care practices, denominational pressures, and his passion for seeing people come to Jesus.
Sunday Night Football Church: A Fresh Expression Reaching New People in Unexpected Ways
30 Aug 2019
This last year, the Revd. Joe Pienaar and Andy Gliddon wanted to play some soccer. Before long, a fresh expression of church was born.
More Grace, Less Judgment: Mercy Station—A Fresh Expressions US Interview
29 Jul 2019
"We’ve got this mantra that we use: More grace, less judgment. We’ve really, really pushed that with our friends. We don't care what your past is. We want to build your future. There’s just been so much change in people that we've witnessed and it's exciting!"
Church in the Parking Lot: A Fresh Expressions Story
Luke Edwards | 17 Jul 2019
Reaching out to the community has sparked a new energy in Snow Hill UMC. Pastor Johnston noted, “Sunday morning is on fire from the excitement of folks who thought we were dead, but now have hope.”
Fresh Expressions Pioneer Profile: Ann Marie Carley
3 Jul 2019
We made some surface changes that allowed us to see low hanging fruit, but knew that in order for us to see a shift upwards in our life cycle we needed to help the congregation see deeper than just the surface. We spent a considerable amount of time praying, researching our current reality and our community in order to determine the best next steps. Fresh Expressions of Church is us putting into motion what we hear from God!
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