Synod Step 1 of 4 25% Communion Communion is about recognising how through our baptism we share God's life with God and with each other. How do we experience sharing this life, how do we experience the Church and being part of the Church?Thinking about the Church and your local parish, when and how do you find being part of it a source of joy or nourishment for you in your faith?When might it bring disappointment or pain? Participation This is about how we take, and are invited to take, our part in the life of the Church/faith community?When you hear the word 'Church' who do you think of?Who is missing?Whom do we need to listen to?How can we as a Church be more inclusive and welcoming? Mission This is about how we are sent out into the everyday stuff of our lives to tell others about the Good news of our faith by what we do as well as by what we say. Thinking about how the parish community brings the love of Christ into the world, what one thing does your local parish do really well?What one thing could it do better?What one thing could you do to share in this mission?What specific hope or dream do you have for the Church moving forward? General Information The following questions will be very helpful to us in seeing who engaged in this survey. The Survey Is Being Submitted By An Individual A Group If this survey is a group submission you might like to let us know something about the group, for example what kind of group you are: family, friend group, specific parish group, club...what is the group size, age profile of the group and the religious affiliation of the group.If being completed by an individual you might like to let us know the age bracket you belong to 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 Over 80 Please use this space to share any other comments you would like to make.