Cross walkers – At least once a month
EE – At least one semester a year – 12 week commitment
Pastor taught evangelistic training – One year commitment
Sidewalk prayer out reach – Once a month
Community Block Party – Bi-annually
Community outreach Bible study – (As many as possible)
Open air/music/preaching – Once a month
Door to Door – Once a month
Good News Clubs – 2 month commitment
VBS – One week commitment
Explore creating contemporary worship service designed to reach the unchurched
Explore small group bible studies designed for the unchurched
Explore intercultural ministries as opportunity presents itself.
Explore use of media (radio, TV, newspaper) for exposure and outreach
To promote evangelism through present ministries such as Sunday School, Alliance Men and Women etc.
To have an annual one week of evangelistic meetings with an invited evangelist
To see at least 50 people come to Christ in 2003.
To see at least 30 baptisms.
To implement an evangelistic theme for 2003 “Bring Them In”
To create a Community welcoming team who would get information of all the new families to the community and send them a welcoming package containing a gift and church information.
To create an excellent church web sight for disseminating church and biblical information for sinner and saint
To use our worship services as a vital means of discipleship through, teaching and exhortation.
To explore a new paradigm in Sunday Education ministry (i.e. Sunday School)
To bring every new adult Christian through a basic “Discipleship 101” course
To emphasize sound bible doctrine, history, and church polity
To teach “Growing in Grace” at least once a year.
To offer and give opportunity for marriage and family enrichment training annually
To develop and train leaders through video resources, or seminars.
To develop creative ways to bring generational groups together for mutual edification
To provide continual opportunities for spiritual growth.
To promote small groups for prayer, bible study, and accountability
To provide quality educational material
To inform the church of present missionary work
To disciple every age group in missions involvement through praying, giving, and going
To plan and promote at least one short term missions annually
To promote the “Jean Bolling Missions Scholarship”
To plan and promote at least one annual missions project.
To plan and promote the annual missions conference
To have at least 85% participation in the annual missions conference
To have at least 85% participation in missions giving
To have at least 85% participation in missions praying
To have at least 50% of those who go on a missions trip to be first timers
To create a worship team consisting of mature Christians who love to worship that would explore innovative ideas for our services so they are fresh, scriptural, relevant, creative, relational, and dynamic.
To annually educate and exhort the church in the importance of worship through video, seminars, preaching and teaching.
To explore having two services – One for the saints and one for the unchurched
To explore Sunday night alternatives
To develop in house care ministries
a. Visitation in general
b. Senior and shut-in ministry
Banquets, outings, visitation,
c. Visitation to the sick
d. Ministry to the bereaved
e. To have at least two “Church Family day” a year for pure fun, food, and fellowship.
To promote a loving environment through teaching, preaching, and practice.
To explore the possibilities of planting a new church in the community or in the surrounding area.
That all church leaders gather together in the second week of January for leadership planning so that all activities are co-coordinated and designed with unified goals and strategies in evangelism, and discipleship.
By the end of January we will have a calendar for all the church events for 2003
To plan and promote special times of prayer
To establish at least 5 home prayer meetings
To make prayer the foundation of all we do
To educate the church in the importance of fasting and prayer
To have at least one “solemn meeting” with at least __________
To have at quarterly concerts of prayer on Sunday Evening
To establish prayer bands for more specific prayer areas (i.e. Russian prayer band, Ecuador, Revival, etc.)
To promote family prayer
a. To promote biblical principles of giving through stewardship education at least quarterly
b. To inform the congregation of financial needs
Talents and time
biblical principles of using our abilities and time for investment in the
b. To provide meaningful service to the congregation.