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Fresh Expressions—taking the church Jesus loves closer to the people Jesus loves

Fresh Expressions—taking the church Jesus loves closer to the people Jesus loves

2/16/2020

Over ninety people gathered at First United Methodist Church in Ankeny on Saturday, February 15, for the first Iowa Fresh Expressions Vision Day.  The gathering, clergy and lay, came to discover what it means to be the church in new and creative ways, hear from Fresh Expressions practitioners, learn how to renew existing congregations through Fresh...


Creating new faith communities through Fresh Expressions

Creating new faith communities through Fresh Expressions

12/16/2019

“Because I didn’t grow up in the church, it’s always been important to me to go to those who are outside of the church,” says Rev. Bill Poland, Director of New Communities of Faith for the Iowa Conference. One of the newest ways he has found of doing that is through the worldwide movement Fresh Expressions of Church, or Fresh Expressions for short....