Resource church plant marks first birthday with video testimonies

It is already a year since 45 worshippers from St George's, Leeds joined with worshippers at St Paul's, Ireland Wood, in an exciting adventure in church growth.

And to mark that anniversary, the Resource Church's combined congregation has produced a video which tells their successful journey and honestly addresses early concerns about the innovative idea.

Revd Mark Harlow, together with his wife Revd Kathryn, who is Ireland Wood's associate priest, brought families with them to help rejuvenate and support the existing congregation as part of a Leeds Episcopal Area project funded by a successful bid for finance made by the diocese to the Church Commisioners.

“Resource Churches are about leading into growth and developing a pathway of leaders," said Bishop of Kirkstall, the Rt Revd Paul Slater, who is overseeing the project.

"The idea is to create a spiritual cascade, to develop leaders who can help revitalise other churches.”

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