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alive and kicking is a fresh expression of church for young people in Kinver, South Staffordshire. Ben Clymo explores a work in progress.

Nick Crawley wrote to the Bishop of Bristol to suggest launching a network church and in 2004, he began work on his new 'parish' of young adults.

New Song Café has been running at Bold Street Methodist Church, Warrington, for three years. Jackie Bellfield traces its story as a fresh expression of church.

In 2009 a group of Christians hired East Worthing Community Centre for 'a couple of weeks' to trial a café church. Leader John Beales explains more.

St Ives Methodist Church hosts Café Church once a month. Matt Finch explains how the church's new website has also helped to 'open the door' to newcomers.

From what we observe, we think that a fresh expressions journey will often be good practice. Not every fresh expression of church will develop in this way, but many do.

This page looks in more detail at 'exploring discipleship' and 'church taking shape' in the fresh expressions journey. How might 'showing Jesus' encourage people to explore the Christian faith? 'Exploring discipleship' can be done in a number of ways. 'Church' may emerge as the explorers group develops its Christian life together.

This page looks in more detail at how to move from the first two main circles to 'exploring discipleship' in the fresh expressions journey through showing Jesus, acts of kindness, God talk, creative expressions of spirituality, missional worship and experiences of healing.

This section explores discipleship: principles, published courses, home-grown material and approaches.

What discipleship material and approaches have fresh expressions developed?