We are collecting and sharing stories of God's people trying new things, making disciples and becoming church.

Best Practices

We're all learning, and here are some of the really important things we've learned so far.

How Do I Recognize a Fresh Expression? How Do I Recognize a Fresh Expression?

The Church Army Church Growth Research suggests there are ten parameters…

How Do Fresh Expressions Start? How Do Fresh Expressions Start?

A fresh expressions church planter starts by listening to the needs of ones’ community.

What is a Fresh Expression? What is a Fresh Expression?

A Fresh Expression, simply put, is a new form of church that is contextualized to ones’ locality…

News & Media

Fresh Expressions Canada Welcomes New Team Lead!

Fresh Expressions Canada Welcomes New Team Lead!

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017

We are incredibly excited to welcome Rev. Susan Bell as our new teamlead at Fresh Expressions Canada! Susan’s vision, passion, knowledge will be a huge blessing to the movement! We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to our outgoing team lead, Mark Dunwoody for his fantastic leadership over the past year! We wish him all the […]

The Nones & Dones – Conference – October 24

The Nones & Dones – Conference – October 24

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017

A one-day conference for Fresh Expressions Practitioners interested in exploring the changing religious landscape and evolving story of secularity in Canada. As leaders in the Canadian church we know the religious landscape in Canada has changed. We feel it when we’re tasked with closing empty churches or when churches wrestle to find meaningful connection points […]

Vital Church Maritimes Conference 2017

Vital Church Maritimes Conference 2017

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017

A three-day conference (September 21-23) in Truro, N.S., focused on mission and Fresh Expressions of Church. Sponsored by The Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island, this learning event is for lay and clergy. Hear inspiring stories of hope and share ideas for starting new faith communities. Discuss, dream and design ways to […]

We hope to draw together problem solvers, who value forming missional communities, that are focused on the “Dones” and “Nones”.  Will you join us?

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Building Networks

You're not alone! We are gathering a team of missional dreamers.

Rev. Susan Bell - Rev. Susan Bell
Zack Ingles

I desire to see new and existing communities discover the incredible potential that missional-focused ministry has in reaching the un-churched and de- churched. “Fresh Expressions is an fantastic resource for those seeking to start something new, with the support of folks who are in the same boat.”

- Zack Ingles
Mark Dunwoody

I AM EAGER to embark on a collaborative journey of creating a national network WITH all types of peoples/churches that would seek to form new missional communities for folk who may never come to traditional church.

- Mark Dunwoody
Ryan Sim

In planting two fresh expressions of church, I’ve seen the benefits of a missional approach in the lives of new disciples.  I’m in, to help Fresh Expressions Canada share stories, support practitioners and build a network of partners.

- Ryan Sim