"[The suggestion that we have two services in one location] I think this is to keep everyone happy, not to grow the church!"
"love God and weshep him"
"Yes, I love"
"to believe in him"
"I love God and worship him"
"God says I love you. God is great"
"to show our love by our actions"
"We should have a service where people can just come and listen without being expected to participate"
"Structure and conformity are more important than rampant flexibility. The Anglican rite is wonderful and variable and should not be jettisoned".
"People that have not known structure or church are put off by all you have to do. Even the communion practice is weird and hard to relate to if you are not "churched" or a Christian. You need new people or there is no growth!"
"Christian groups in schools, advertisements, help other churches grow, more activities for kids eg SOLID"
"Growing churches together"
"[If you look for many of the churches Paul planted, they're no longer there]. This will happen to the church if we don't change."
"Pray to him and sing a song and love him."
"Let half the church go to craft things and the other half todo talks and stuff like that. You can choose and go out when the children go out." Hannah Beales age 8.
"Sing a song, said God. Praise him."
"Growing St Michael's:
Pray for people all over the world and the poor.
Help different people - kids, disabled, non-Christians, pensioners, homeless people.
Advertising - put posters up.
Make faith interesting
Friends: talk with them, share, put friends before yourself, get to know everyone