Emerging Church

Over recent months I have frequently been encouraged and inspired by Richard Rohr's daily meditations.  Richard is an American Franciscan monk who heads up the 'Centre for Action and Contemplation' and who speaks prophetically to urge the church today to 're-emerge' in a 'bottom up' way.  Much of

Upside Down and Inside Out

Jesus' Way turns things the right Way up!


What an inspirational Jesus Shaped People event! Churches from across the diocese and further afield met at St Christopher’s Holme Wood to explore Magnificat, the special song of Mary, and recall the challenging visit Mary made to her relative Elizabeth who was also pregnant in a surprising way.

JSP Growth Seeks Support

Jesus Shaped People is on the brink of expansion, as growing numbers of churches benefit from the fresh approach to Christian discipleship it offers.

MAGNIFICAT: a JSP Celebration

Join us for MAGNIFICAT: a JSP Celebration on Sunday October 22nd from 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm at St Christopher’s Church, Holme Wood BD4 9EJ.

What does God's Kingdom look like?

Jesus Shaped People is growing in Chester Diocese, and their team have recently produced this effective video.  It's free to use in your church if you should wish to do so.

Jesus-Shaped Songs: ‘HERE I AM, LORD’ and ‘LOVE OVERFLOWING’

The recent Launch of the new JSP Charitable Trust included the introduction of two new songs written specially for JSP by James Dey. 
The JSP trustees are dedicated at Bradford Cathedral

Cathedral celebration as Jesus Shaped People launches new trust

From Blackpool to Birmingham, supporters of Jesus Shaped People(JSP) came to Bradford Cathedral at the weekend to celebrate its expansion across eight dioceses and to witness the launch of the next stage, a new charitable trust to develop it further.

NEWSFLASH: JSP Celebration

JSP Celebration, Saturday February 18th at 3pm in Bradford Cathedral to mark the formation of the new JSP Charitable Trust.

Child Shaped God

The Joy of Christmas lies in the wonder of God choosing to step into our world, in simplicity and vulnerability – so that we can step into the world of his alternative kingdom.

New JSP Trust Formation

Jesus Shaped People (JSP) is moving on. Having begun life in the Parish of Tong and Holme Wood in Bradford in 2005, in the past four years it has been adopted by other churches, and generously supported by the diocese of Bradford/Leeds and the Church Commissioners.