The LMMR process is a systematic way for elders and congregations to develop a ‘living document’ about the church’s mission and values
All URC churches across England Scotland and Wales are encouraged to conduct an LMMR every five years or so in order to develop and maintain an Active Pastorate Profile
This applies to all churches whether they have a Minister of Word and Sacrament, Local Church leader or are in vacancy
Maintaining an active pastorate profile supports churches in vacancy to review with a Visionary Companion their strategy and mission going forward and contribute to the a scoping exercise to determine how Ministers are deployed.
The LMMR process was refreshed in 2017 and key documents are below – we have included templates so the process is open and accessible to all involved.
Each Area in Southern Synod has an Area Review Co-ordinator (ARC) appointed by the Pastoral Committee who is the point of contact for this process.
Details of your local ARC are as follows:
Kent and East Sussex Synod Area – Deirdre Harrison
South London Synod Area (West and East) – Revd Andrew Willett
Central Sussex United Area – Revd Andy Melvin
Surrey and Sussex Synod Area – Revd Derek Wales
page last updated 1 February 2024