Simple Church Network

Less crowds. More disciples.

Why the Simple Church Network?

Our experience has confirmed for many involved in Simple Churches that we must continue to support and encourage each other and strive to strengthen that support for those upcoming communities into the future.

Creating a Network committed to mutual encouragement, prayer, connection, resourcing and equipping will ensure that those out there “doing it different” in obedience to God’s call have other likeminded people and communities alongside to sharpen and cause them to thrive. We believe this unity of mind and purpose will be used by God to expand and multiply his work in and through his body of simple church communities.

Connection with the Baptist Movement enables the simple churches’ contribution to missional thinking and creative Kingdom work to positively influence the entire Movement. It promotes unity and accountability with each other and the wider body of churches. Whilst the Baptist Movement’s support, equipping and assistance, including handling today’s complex legal requirements, releases simple church communities from the constraints and extra structures they have been birthed to avoid. This enables our communities to “keep the main thing the main thing” more easily!

We gather at the Simple Church Day and FORM Conference to encourage one another and share stories of what God is doing.

The Lounge

We have the opportunity to connect bimonthly online through Zoom. This is a time to connect with one another and learn. Sometimes we invite local and international guests to stimulate the conversation and hear exciting stories of what God is doing around the place.

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SIMPLE CHURCH TASTER

Tuesday 9 April 2024  //  7:30pm – 9:00pm

Our Simple Church Network is an integral part of helping our Gen1K vision come to life and we are excited to give you an opportunity to learn more about Simple Churches.

Simple Churches focus on informality, flexibility and intimacy. The Simple Church Networks helps passionate people start, resource or join a Simple Church.

On Tuesday 09 April, you are invited to join the Simple Church Taster event on ZOOM. We will be joined by  Bree Mills, church planter, innovative leader, coach and international speaker. Bree has spent over 10 years leading networks of micro churches, both alongside existing churches and in independent networks. She is passionate about engaging in God’s Kingdom work personally and helping others to do the same.

Find out more about Bree Mills here: https://www.breemills.com.au/about

How does my community join the Simple Church Network?

 

You are invited to discuss, pray together about, and feedback to the Steering Group, whether your community can make the following commitments to:

  • Participate in mutual sharing and encouragement of others through relationships, the facebook page, prayer, and gatherings;
  • Communicate how your community’s values are consistent with Baptist Churches of NSW & ACT vision, mission and beliefs, and be willing to co-operate together under them.
  • Contribute towards the Network’s investment in your community by an annual donation of $300. If this is a concern for your community please let us know.

 

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