Developing new communities

We are actively looking to partner with new and establishing communities.


The hallmarks of Lee Abbey small missional communities

  • Commitment to life together – praying, discipleship, eating, care of home and garden, supporting and respecting each other
  • Clear missional focus involving all
  • Participation in the Lee Abbey Rule of Life
  • Lives marked by the desire to bless and honour all in community and neighbourhood
  • Working with churches
  • Identified leader (enabling not authoritarian)
  • Under one roof, though may have associates
  • Members should have part time paid work (ideally no more than three days)
  • Financially sustainable
  • Locally supported in prayer and accountability
  • Essentially in urban situations


Find out more:

Set up a new SMC

Partnership and support

And get in touch today with the SMC Advocate via the contact page.