national charitable organisation for churches like ours emerging from the Brethren movement.  Partnership is a growing network of biblically-radical churches which are dynamic in local mission

They seek to achieve their vision by:

  • Maintaining regular contact with churches and church leaders
  • Facilitating networking between them
  • Providing them with advice, support, and publications.

 Their values underpin everything they do and say and can be summarised as:

  • Servanthood
  • Networking
  • Trust
  • Flexibility and creativity.

They provide church support through regional consultations and networking, support for the church leadership and training opportunities.  They publish a Partnership Magazine 3 times a year, produce regular relevant articles and a monthly newsletter.  There are regional events regularly across the UK and a national conference every two years.

DCF are part of the team for Partnership South West. Mark & Jo currently serve on the committee that meets every 3-4 months.  The aim is to encourage a regional network for church leaders by providing support, prayer and encouragement.  The team also host a quarterly church leader’s network lunch, an interactive Cluster event in Exeter for all folk in leading a ministry within their church and a larger annual event with refreshment and a guest speaker on very relevant issues for every church.