To be the visible and active presence of Jesus Christ in the world..
- Connect with God through worship, prayer, study, fellowship, and service to others
- Empower people to grow in their faith
- Equip people to live out their faith in community
Annual Goals for 2006 ~ 2010
- Receive 3-5 people into membership by profession of faith
- Grow average worship attendance 5%
- Engage in relevant ministry to address needs of community, creating entry points to the Christian faith and to the church
- Activate 90% of the worshipping congregation in ministry beyond worship
- Support 100% connectional giving
- Tithe annual giving to mission and outreach ministries above connectional giving
- Demonstrate signs of God's power and wonder (i.e. ministry results that are clearly God's movement through the congregation)
- Retain 50% of community visitors as regular worshipers / members
- Routinely contact members who have been absent from worship for over one month
Achieving the goal is nothing, the journey is all!