When St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Hampton, VA decided to open their gym for kids and parents to have dinner followed by a time of shooting hoops, they didn’t dream that 1. the parents would hang around and 2. it would become a fresh expression of Church! But it did!READ MORE
“What is God up to?” is the question I’m most often asked. “Have you heard of the dinner church movement?” is my most common answer. LEONARD SWEET, E. STANLEY JONES PROFESSOR OF EVANGELISM AT DREW UNIVERSITY Dinner Church Collective grew out of a problem that Verlon and Melodee Foster were facing in Seattle. Their […]READ MORE
“What is God up to?” is the question I’m most often asked.
“Have you heard of the dinner church movement?” is my most common answer.
“Our church wants to reach out to our neighbors, we just don’t know where to start.” Over the past five years, I cannot tell you how many times I have heard this from church leaders across the country. Fresh Expressions has been inspiring a missionary movement in the United States since it came across “the […]READ MORE
Table of Grace is a Fresh Expression Dinner Church of West Bend UMC in Asheboro, NC where they serve up good food and good news.READ MORE
Through Dinner Church, God is changing lives!READ MORE
One diocese is declining; the other is flourishing with new life…READ MORE
A Video profile of an amazing Fresh Expression: “It’s like a family tree spreading and bringing more people in and it just blows me away! When you see someone that at one time not that long ago was on the very bottom and struggling and suffering and next thing you know they’re proclaiming the glory of God and how God has done it for them and what God can do for someone else.”READ MORE
This vision—a restoration of an ancient way of doing church that resonated with cosmopolitan Seattle—came at a time when we really needed it.READ MORE
Since the beginnings of the church’s history, table fellowship has been an essential aspect of the practice of hospitality and of welcoming the stranger.READ MORE