Time to pray for Jesus Shaped People

Many of us are praying for Jesus Shaped People - both in the parishes themselves, and more widely. We even have a dedicated team of 'prayer supporters' who are praying for JSP on an ongoing basis. But we've never held a dedicated meeting to pray for Jesus Shaped People.... until now. Join with us...

New course helps churches to prepare the way for JSP

A brand new course to help churches to get ready for Jesus Shaped People has been released Preparing the Way is an exciting 5-week course based on the life of John the Baptist. A huge part of John's ministry was to 'prepare the way' for Jesus. So it seems an obvious choice that a resource that...

Fresh look for JSP Downloads

We are always looking to develop and improve our resources  - and, today, we are pleased to be able to announce that a complete revamp of core Jesus Shaped People has gone live on this site. The previous materials were the first attempt to provide downloads here on our site. Inevitably we had quite...

Get a taste of Jesus Shaped People!

We've always made it clear that we encourage churches to undergo a period of careful planning and preparation before embraking on the Jesus Shaped People adventure. As such we limit access to the Jesus Shaped People resources to those churches who have at least started on that process. Therefore,...

JSP in Thorpe Edge

Thorpe Edge was one of the very first Jesus Shaped People Churches. Here we have two of the key people from the church speaking about their JSP experiences.

Celebrate All Saints with JSP

The next Jesus Shaped People is only a couple of months away, and it time to start making plans to come along! It will be taking place on Sunday November 1st at All Saints, Horton. Of course November 1st is All Saints Day, which makes it especially apt that we are going to joining with the folks...

Chester Diocese website features JSP

It's not often that Jesus Shaped People makes the front page of a diocesan website - and especially when its not even our home diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales. But that's what has happened this week as the Chester Diocese featured Jesus Shaped People on their home page. Here's an exerpt...

JSP is moving forward in Chester

Following the recent visit to the Chester Diocese by the Jesus Shaped People team, plans are moving ahead to establish the programme in the diocese. There has been considerable interest from an encouraging number of churches. Some are definitely looking to use the programme in the near future,...

JSP lands in Chester Diocese

Exciting news on the Jesus Shaped People front! At the invitation of Ian Rumsey and Richard Burton from the Chester Diocese Parish Development Team, we have introduced JSP into the Chester Diocese. A few weeks ago, Ian and Richard came over to Bradford to meet with the JSP Team and discover more...