with a heart for the community

The church with heart

The Church with Heart … WELCOMING

  • •A heart of love for God, for each other, our families, friends, community and for the lost
  • •A listening heart open to hear what God wants to say to us and quick to obey
  • •A heart for reaching out in real friendship to all in our church and wider community
  • •A heart of encouragement, supporting each other through care groups, learning together, praying for each other and sharing life’s journey together•A heart for building, nurturing and growing close and valued relationships
 

The Church with Heart … SERVING

  • •At the heart of the communities of Heartsease and Thorpe St Andrew, influencing Norwich and reaching villages in surrounding Norfolk
  • •A heart sensitive to the Holy Spirit, living empowered lives, fruitful and gifted, each serving and playing our part
  • •A heart for the Gospel, sharing the good news about Jesus – his life, death and resurrection, effectively, creatively, relevantly
  • •A heart of compassion for our community; for families, young and old, the lost, the sick, the lonely, the marginalized, becoming a first port of call where lives are transformed by encountering Jesus
  • •A generous heart, giving our lives, our resources, gifting and time to make a difference for the kingdom, reflecting how much we have been given by Jesus, who gave everything for us

The Church with Heart … TRANSFORMING

  • •A heart passionate about the Bible, reading it, studying it together, believing it, living it out as a cornerstone for a transformed life
  • •A heart of worship seeking to glorify Jesus when we meet together but also as a 24/7 lifestyle
  • •A praying heart, “praying continually” together and individually, speaking to God on behalf of our community, nation and world, knowing God listens and answers. Saturating all we do in prayer to bring Gods peace, grace and restoration
  • •A prophetic heart, learning to partner with God to speak his life changing words faithfully and with integrity
  • •A heart for making disciples and through the transformational power of Jesus seeing lives changed and lived to the full
 

WRBC … at the Heart of the Community

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and soul and strength … and love your neighbour as yourself.”  Matthew 22: 37 & 39
  • Adoring Christ
  • Becoming Christlike
  • Caring through Christ
  • Declaring Christ 
  • Encouraging & Equipping Christs family
  • Finding friendship, peace & real restoration
 

WELCOMING – SERVING – TRANSFORMING