P....Participating in Community Life / Personal growth through the daily tasks (and joys) of living together. Participating in events (pilgrimages, days of reflection, outings) - either together or in small groups.
R..... Richness of the Community - we give thanks to the original founders for their work and commitment and to the people with learning disabilities who have come to share their lives. Preston L’Arche has been a place of life for many people who have been blessed by their time in the Community, discovering more about themselves and their potential
E.....Energy and celebration.....Everything we need – including shops, theatre, cinema, clubs, sports centres and a good range of Churches.
S.....Sense of belonging and spirituality......incl. membership of local churches with whom the community enjoys close relationships.
T.....Trusting in each other as we share our lives together.
O....Open to new challenges....offering opportunities by creating a community which welcomes people with a learning disability and those who choose to live with them, or support them
N.....Needing each other as we learn to live together.