A directory of emerging/fresh expressions churches and ministries that are sponsored by / affiliated with Anglican diocese and parishes. The directory includes:
- Parishes: (p) established parishes with an 'emerging ethos'
- Mission parishes: (mp) on track to become self-supporting parishes,
- Congregations/communities within existing parishes:(cwep) with their own leadership, lay or ordained.
- Liturgical gatherings: (lg) alt/ emerging liturgical gatherings within or sponsored by existing parishes.
- Emerging / Fresh Expression ministries: (em) Diocesan or parish sponsored emerging /fresh expressions forms/gatherings beyond the parish parish context (homes, theology pubs, nightclub groups, youth missions, cafe church...)
- Neo monastics: (neo) groups giving Anglican monasticism fresh expression.
* Note: many groups fit multiple 'categories.'
The Basement (Canberra) Building authentic relationships and exploring together what it means to know Jesus and follow his example. A ministry of St. John's Anglican Church. cwep, lg, em
Sanctuary (Bath) a community making space for God through sharing our faith journeys. Affiliated to the Anglican church of St Matthews, Widcombe. cwep, lg
B1 (Birmingham) a 'church without walls' emerging community connected to the Diocese of Birmingham. em, lg
Sanctuary a community in the way of Christ, with an east Asian vibe, within the Diocese of Birmingham. lg, em
Beyond (Brighton) exploring spirituality through a variety of creative approaches. em, lg
Foundation (Bristol), emerging community connected to Cotham Parish Church., cwep, lg
The Goth Eucharist (Cambridge) Goth community and Eucharist at St. Edward King and Martyr parish. lg, em, cwep
Solace church community meeting in a bar. Sponsored by Baptists and the Anglican Church Army. (Cardiff). lg, em
The Mass (Derby), alt worship gathering in the diocese of Derby. lg
Third Space (Derbyshire) an emerging church affiliated with CMS. em, lg
Blessed (Elson), an emerging Anglo Catholic community exploring the possibilities of the sacramental life in wildly, rabidly inclusive ways. lg, cwep
Night Church (Exeter), 'a bunch of friends trying to follow Christ in a messay world.' Meeting in the Exeter Cathedral. lg, em, cwep
Feig (Gloucester), a (small) emerging missional community based in the city of Gloucester and in relationship with Gloucester Cathedral. mp
Search (Kempshott) an alternative worship gathering connected to St. Mark's Kempshott (North Hampshire). lg, cwep
Morph (Ipswich) alternative worship community affiliated with St. Matthew's Ipswich. lg, cwep
Dream network (Liverpool) re-imagining church in Liverpool and other locations. em, lg
Grace (London), a pioneering alt worship community. cwep, lg
Holy Joe's, (London) an emerging community (originally began in 1989 and meeting in pubs) is currently meeting in the basement of St. Mary Le Bow Church. em, lg
Moot Community (London), a congregation of St. Matthew's Westminster. cwep, neo
Revelaton (London) an alternative worship community at St. James Parish Church, West Hampstead. lg
Sanctus1 (Manchester) an emerging mission in Manchester city centre. mp, em, lg
Malt Cross Anglican and ecumenical sponsored safe place pub/cafe ministry in Nottingham, em
Ambient Wonder (Norwich) a ministry of St. Augustin's Church, with a desire to go beyond 'the man at the front' models of church, and provide space to encounter God in new ways. em, lg, cwep
Home (Oxford), a neo monastic mission parish. mp, neo
I-Church, an online community ministry connected to the Diocese of Oxford. em
Maybe (Oxford), em, neo
Messy Church (Portsmith). a monthly church gatherings for young kids at St. Wilfrid's Portsmith and now held in other parishes. em, lg
Ethos (Portsmith). a space for spiritual encounter, meeting at St. Nicholas, Portsmith. em, cwep, lg
St. Lawrence (Reading) a renewed parish church with a special mission to young adults, em, p
The Gathering (Rochester) an emerging church in Rochester meeting at Rochester Cathedral crypt, a local pub and local homes. cwep, lg, em
SafeSpace (Telford), a neo monastic mission community. neo, em
Visions (York) a multimedia, liturgical community. lg, cwep
Emerge (Montreal). An urban, emerging congregation of young adults in the Anglican Diocese of Montreal. em, mp
Church on Tap (Ontario) church community meeting in a pub in Port Colborne. A ministry of St. James and St. Brendan Anglican Church. lg, em cwep
St. Benedict's Table (Winnipeg) a eucharistic worshipping community meeting at All Saints Anglican Church. cwep, lg, em
Messy Church (St. John's Newfoundland) lg, cwep
The Jeremiah Community (Toronto) a justice-seeking intentional community re-imagination of what it means to live and be ‘Church’ together in an urban neighborhood. neo, cwep lg
Jade Collective (Toronto) is a ministry of presence, working with activists, the lgbtt community, artists, oppressed minorities, greens and others who have felt shut out of traditional Christianity. em, lg.
St. Jude's (Phoenix). A multi-ethic urban church community at St. Mary's Episcopal Church lg, em
Thad's (Los Angeles), a mission station in the Diocese of Los Angeles, forming authentic Christian community. em, lg
St. Gregory of Nyssa, established, creative, parish with a neo byzantine liturgical vibe, emerging before emergent. p
The Wilderness (Denver) a contemplative, eucharistic community within St. John's Cathedral parish. cwep, lg
Ascension in the Hill (New Haven) an intentional community and Anglican Catholic mission serving a racially and economically diverse Hill neighborhood in New Haven. Ascension in the Hill is a mission of Christ Church, New Haven.
The Crossing (Boston) a congregation of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral. cwep
Charles River Church (Cambridge), a mission parish of the Dio Mass. mp.
The Ordinary Collective (Grand Rapids) united around the common conception that our work in the world, while ordinary, is the most profound witness to our faith. lg
+ New York
Imago Dei Community (Brooklyn) developing different ways of "doing church" and engaging in Christian spiritual formation focused in the unique environments of the Red Hook and Carroll Gardens neighborhoods of Brooklyn.em, lg
All Souls, 'PopUp Church' neo monastic, creative, urban, 'emerging Anglican Catholic' community. em, lg
St. Mary Magdalen (Austin) St. Mary Magdalene is an emerging, bi-lingual Episcopal Community in the Manor, Texas & Northeast Austin.
Lord of the Streets Episcopal Church (Houston). Ministering to the spiritual, emotional, physical and social needs of individuals living in Houston who are homeless, in crisis or in transition. lg, em
Church of the Apostles, (Seattle) An intentional, sacramental community in the way of Jesus Christ. mp, neo
Be:Kon Collective (Seattle) a faith collective based in south Seattle, being & becoming the imagination of G-d em, lg