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Pressing Forward

PRESSING FORWARD

BEGINNING WITH THE MISSION STATEMENT  

Stanford Ave Methodist Church is a Christian Church in the Methodist tradition. It exists to spread and celebrate the good news of Jesus Christ through faith, worship and love.

We help each other to grow through in faith through mutual support and care and to learn more about God.

We seek to be good neighbours serving all people and challenging injustice both locally and worldwide.

WELLBEING

WORSHIP

WORKS

WORLD

Help each other….grow through faith…learn

Celebrate…through worship

 

 Finance

Property

 

Good neighbours

Challenging injustice

Serving people locally and world wide

 

God, me and each other…our care of relationships.

 

Consider subjects for study.

5 week courses

Person power.

Fellowships

(Evangelism)

Attracting new people

Attract new people by offering new activities.

Determine whether best use is made of person power , programmes and premises.

 

Make our service the best we can.

Involve congregation on a consultation on the elements of worship:

 

Singing

Hymns

Prayers

Notices

Sermon

Visual aids.

Illustrations.

youth

Evening services.

 

Also not forgetting the hospitality:

Greeting at door

Info about church.

Coffee

Tea

 

Fundraising: Perhaps a group who oversees  fundraising programmes through the year.

Encourage creative ideas which will be owned by the church.

Make premises available to community.

Striving to make Churches Together work more closely with each other.

 

Communication through website

Parking plan

Circuit project.

 

 

ORGANISATIONS TO SUPPORT THE ABOVE MISSI0N STATEMENT

 

Healing Fellowship

Lunch Club

Prayer Vigil (Mar & Oct)

Drama Group

Meditation Group

Scouts

Feminine Focus

Megaquest

Woman’s Fellowship

Girls Brigade

Music Group

Prayer Break