Missional Discipleship

Jesus-shaped churches, full of Jesus-shaped people, making a Jesus-shaped difference

What is Missional Discipleship?

The Church is not an institution, it is a community of disciples, people like you and me, who follow Jesus and are engaged in his mission of transforming the world into the Kingdom of God.

Missional Discipleship is a process of deepening our discipleship and engaging more faithfully in mission: becoming more recognisably like Jesus as individuals and as a church, and making a Jesus-shaped difference in the lives of the people and communities around us.

Missional Discipleship is a process of exploring and deepening close, intentional following of Jesus – Discipleship and wholehearted participation in God’s work of transforming this world into what Jesus called the Kingdom of God – Mission.

Mission and Discipleship Mentors

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The Mission-Shaped Menu!

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Resources to Download

PDF booklets explaining more about Missional Discipleship

What have we discovered together?



Missional Discipleship is about rediscovering ministry and mission in the power of the Holy Spirit. It is a process of renewal, refreshment and resourcing for mission that is sustained by each member playing their part in Spirit-enabled ministry, creating mission communities of disciples that are making a Jesus-shaped difference in their communities.

A Process not a Programme

Missional Discipleship is about churches being what they are meant to be – recognisably like Jesus – rather than something different. For this reason, mission and  discipleship  is a process rather than a programme. It’s a process of engagement with the key areas of Christian life and faith: 

Reconnecting with Jesus

Missional Discipleship is the process of helping to reconnect local churches and the life of the Synod with Jesus on the assumption that Jesus-shaped churches are faithful to their calling and significantly more credible and effective through being recognisably like Jesus.

Sound familiar?

If it sounds like, “But I thought this was only what churches were meant to be, anyway”, then you’re exactly right!

We are

Jesus-shaped churches

full of

Jesus-shaped people

making a

Jesus-shaped difference

to the lives of our communities

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