Growing Younger, Praying Stronger
Goal #1: Strengthen The Appearance of Our Children’s and Student Ministries Areas by July 31, 2019
Upgrade and enhance preschool hall and classrooms. Paint walls, replace furniture, update toys and improve work stations and flow of rooms.
Refresh courtyard entrance to include a full-size reception desk for sign-in enhanced by a nice mural on walls and columns leading into the children’s wing.
Refresh eastside entrance by painting stairwell and welcome area. Use color to enhance the entrance to the building.
Signage and security both inside and outside the building. Use a large sign on the drive under to indicate children’s entrance only. Use additional signs in the yard to reinforce the use of the entrance. Improve signage inside the church from all entrances to help parents maneuver around.
Add cameras inside rooms to protect our workers and children.
Replace stools in the Christian Activities Building
Add projector in the café area of the Christian Activities Building
Paint mural on main wall between gym and cafe
Improve seating in the student Sunday School rooms
Goal #2: Reach 65 younger families by December 2020.
Start new younger couples class
Discover new families through targeted events
Develop core of young families
Equip young families to reach other young families through activities and retreats that are family friendly
Goal # 3: Continue building connections to the community
Enlist volunteers to serve in community events
Continue to raise visibility in area nursery/daycares, elementary, middle and high schools.
Plan strategic evangelistic events (sports camps, Fall Festival, etc.).
Goal # 4: Strengthen our corporate prayer life
Plan two equipping opportunities for each year
Incorporate prayer moments in worship
Incorporate children praying for children by name
Preach a prayer sermon series by December 31, 2018
Pray for unchurched persons by name in small group classes.
Goal #5: Implement Evangelism initiative
Share how to write a one-page testimony, have people write it and turn it into the office and use on church website
Video testimonies to use in our worship services occasionally
Explain “concentric circles of concern” and encourage members to identify unchurched and lost people to place in their circles to pray for and witness to
Set up a canopy at community events where we can distribute bottles of water and share the gospel
Train community ambassadors how to share using bracelets to tell the story of Jesus.