Vineyard and Fusion announce a partnership to reach University students
Vineyard Churches UK & Ireland and Fusion are pleased to announce a partnership, designed to assist each other in better reaching, connecting and serving University students in the UK & Ireland.
to help students find their place in the local church; be trained, equipped and released into what God is calling them to.
This partnership will see the two organisations working together to help students find their place in the local church; be trained, equipped and released into what God is calling them to.
John Clarke, Students Co-ordinator for Vineyard Churches said:
“In the Vineyard we want University to be the greatest few years ever for students, and for it to be a place where they will be discipled, trained, developed and helped to discover the purpose for their life.
Because of the phenomenal work that Fusion are already doing in connecting Students as they move cities, we are thrilled to partner with them to ensure that University becomes a place where more students can deepen in their relationship with Jesus through the local church.”
reach out to students, plant new churches and preach the gospel
Rich Wilson, National Team Leader for Fusion said:
“We are excited to be working with Vineyard Churches. Their heart to reach out to students, plant new churches and preach the gospel is inspiring and we share these aspirations and values with them.
Fusion partner with a number of church networks. Through working together young adult discipleship is strengthened and movements become increasingly effective in sending, receiving, reaching and releasing students.”
One area of focus will be Fusion’s ‘Student Linkup’, which is is a practical and strategic service for all churches to benefit from, contribute to and be profiled through. Student Linkup encourages the preparation, resourcing and sending of new students, and also the welcoming and receiving of those same students in university locations.
Student mission and discipleship is also sharpened through the Student Work Programme; whilst a Student Learning Community is currenly being facilitated by Fusion and local Vineyard churches.
Here’s John Clarke explaining why Vineyard churches are a great place for students to discover all that God has for them.