coMPass… is the guide to adult learning about Christian faith across the Mission Partnership.

You can find out

  • what is available
  • when and where its happening
  • who is leading
  • what the level is from absolute beginner to would-be theologian!

coMPass – building capacity for mission

Our purpose is to build capacity for mission by helping you find new or renewed excitement, depth and confidence in Christian faith.

coMPass – finding your direction

The core content will be delivered at a variety of venues on a termly basis. Anyone from across the borough will be welcome at any of the coMPass courses. The leaders of the coMPass courses are all experienced teachers in their area.

The courses running in AUTUMN 2020 are:

Why do I…?

Hosted by: Sharon Grenham-Thompson

Have you ever wondered what makes Christian faith tick? Explore what a personal faith means through the experience of a variety of speakers. Sharon G-T will host each evening with plenty of time for your questions!

  1. Why do I believe in God?  with Vasco Fernandes – Oct 5th
  1. Why do I follow Jesus?  with Helen Rouse – Oct 12th      
  1. Why do I read the Bible?  with Melvyn Letts – Oct 19th

4. Why do I go to Church? with Lianne Tyers – Nov 2nd

  1. Why do I pray?  with Ruth Iley – Nov 9th

6. Why do I live in hope? with to be confirmed – Nov 16th

All sessions will be via Zoom on Monday evenings, 7.30 – 8.30pm. This course is free.

Please email to book a place and receive your Zoom invite.


“Crisis, what crisis?”: Shaping the post-Covid Church

Hosted by: Peter Ballantine and John Robertson

This course explores the nature of the church in order to stimulate discussion about the future of the church after Covid. For all those who care about what the church could be…

1. Where do we start? – Oct 6th

2. Mining the Past – Oct 13th

3. Orthodoxy and Heresy – Oct 20th

4. Institutions and how to survive them – Oct 27th

5. Discovering Purpose – Nov 10th

6. Discerning the Future – Nov 17th

There will be two identical sessions, one in the afternoon, the other in the evening. Both will be via Zoom.

Course 1: Day Tuesday, 2.00 – 3.00pm

Course 2: Day Tuesday, 7.30 – 8.30pm

Please email to book a place and receive your Zoom invite.

This course is free, but we would welcome a contribution if you are able.

Suggested donation:   £0     £15     £30    Other              



Please return the tear off slip from the leaflet (below) to the Mission Partnership address


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To download a leaflet/booking form for the Autumn term click below:

Compass leaflet Autumn Term 2020


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Advent Reflections 2020

Under the heading “Crisis, Challenge and Commitment….responding to Covid 19” our Assembly this week explored how we strengthen our discipleship together by looking at some very simple questions which arise from the letter to the Colossians.

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