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1

What did fresh Expressions grow out of?

A report called 'Mission-shaped Church'

2

What is the term fresh expressions used for?

A variety of ways in which Christian groups operate alongside conventional church membership

3

What are the aims of fresh expressions movements?

To 'outreach' or to nurture an alternative kind of church community

4

What is the fresh expressions approach to religion?

To explore the concerns and views of ordinary people and then see how Christian ideas and teachings may be relevant

5

Quote from Fresh Expressions mission statement

Acts 'through championing, resourcing and multiplying new ways of being in Church'

6

What is the aim of the House Church movement?

To re-establish the practices of the Early Church, when Roman society was hostile to Christianity, and people worshipped together in private homes. Focuses on individual experience rather than God's existence

7

When did the House Church Movement start in Europe?

The 1960s

8

How many House Churches were there by the end of the 1980s?

Over 1000

9

What makes the House Church Movement different to organised Churches?

It is separated from the control, structures and doctrines of organised Churches