Carolyn Kinsman, 25/10/2017
Research Unit > Publications > Encounters on the Edge
Encounters 50-smallEncounters on the Edge was a series of quarterly booklets from Church Army's Research Unit, exploring the wide range of church plants and fresh expressions to come out of the Anglican Church in recent years. It ran from 1999 to 2012, reaching a total of 56 issues.

55 of those issues are available at the following links as free PDF downloads. The reprint of issue 43, Seven sacred spaces, is available to buy separately (see heading below).

1999-2003 (1-20)

2004-2008 (21-40)

2009-2012 (41-56)

Headlines from issues

Key points from each issue are summarised with bullet points. You can read them here.

Searchable document

The original documents for all 56 issues have been pasted together to create one large searchable document. If you want to search for instances of words like café, Messy, cell, cluster, mixed economy, or any term you need, download the searchable Word document here or searchable PDF file here.

Seven sacred spaces

Issue 43, Seven sacred spaces, has been revised as a full colour booklet and is available to buy here.

Snapshots - Stories From the Edge

The free online successor to Encounters on the Edge was Snapshots - Stories From the Edge, which ran from 2014-2015. All 5 issues are available here.