FX Associates

"I'm not just crazy, I'm gifted at seeing things differently."

Sue Steer, fx Practitioner

FX Associates are the core of the movement. They’re a growing community of hundreds of Fresh Expressions practitioners across the UK who are passionate about equipping, encouraging and championing fellow pioneers and Fresh Expressions. If you’re currently involved in a Fresh Expression and looking for your tribe then we’d love you to join us. 

FX Associates connect in a number of different ways; whether it’s gatherings, training or our online groups. 

All fx Associates must fulfill the following criteria:

1. Share the Fresh Expressions journey and values of Fresh Expressions (as missional – contextual – formational – ecclesial).

2. Have direct experience in leading, being involved in, starting or supporting a Fresh Expression

3. And/Or be directly involved in mentoring and being an advocate for others.

If you feel that this fits your own profile and you would like to explore this further, then please could you get in touch with FX Networking or click on the Facebook Icon below to join the FX Associate Facebook Group.

In becoming an FX Associate, we hope this would help you in the hugely varied and important work you are involved with. We would also love to hear from you and encourage you to share your stories and input at our fx gatherings, webinars and online conversations. 


The fx Associates Facebook Group is the best way to get connected. It’s a private group created specifically for fx practitioners who fit the above criteria. The group is a safe space filled with people who are pioneering in different ways across the UK. It’s a great place to connect with other fx practitioners, share frustrations, reflections, ask for advice and help. 

Fresh Expressions is a network of people getting stuck into to the task of reimagining mission and church in our nation. We basically wouldn’t exist without you and so its our aim and our dream to see the movement fuelled and animated by people just like you.

Why not get in touch.


Hubs are groups of pioneers and practitioners across the UK who gather together with regional or contextual connections. They’re a great space where like-minded pioneers can connect, share stories and support each other.


Fresh Expressions of Church take several different forms; from new housing to rural, urban to suburban, messy church and third age to forests, coffee shops, beaches, pubs, barns, online and even church buildings. However, several key features unite them to provide further clarity around what a Fresh Expression is..


Taking care of your own soul is just as important as the work of pioneering itself. There are some particular challenges unique to fx practitioners simply because you’re starting something new. Not everyone gets you, the work is tough and it can be very lonely. But don’t worry, you’re not alone; here are some reflections from fx practitioners about how to take care of your soul on this journey.


Got questions? Do you have a story to tell? Head to our contact page and we’ll be in touch soon.