Joshua Centre

Multiplying Congregations
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Because many are confused

" sheep without a shepherd" (Matthew 9.36)

but Jesus is the Way

"...and the Truth, and the Life." (John 14.6)

and we can help.


How new Congregations are getting started, and by who.


A place to find fresh inspiration, information and insights.


How we help new leaders learn to live and lead like Jesus.


A library of online tools to help new Congregation to thrive.




"I am convinced that the royal road to church growth, across the Church of England, is the multiplication of Congregations within our neighbourhoods and networks."

Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool






We encourage the Parishes whom we partner with to adopt the national Church of England's procedures and guidelines for Safeguarding ( If you have any specific information about a partner Congregation which you feel we should be made aware of, please get in touch ( If you have any general Safeguarding concerns, please refer to the relevant guidance on the Diocesan web-page (