Presentation on theme: "FAMILY UPDATE APOLLO BEACH CAMPUS, 12/15/13. GOD IS AT WORK! Today we offer thanksgiving and praise to our Lord. He has allowed us to join Him in His."— Presentation transcript:
FAMILY UPDATE APOLLO BEACH CAMPUS, 12/15/13
GOD IS AT WORK! Today we offer thanksgiving and praise to our Lord. He has allowed us to join Him in His work through the Apollo Beach Campus of Bell Shoals Baptist Church.
WHAT HAS GOD DONE IN & THROUGH HIS CAMPUS?
MEMBERSHIP October 2011 – 12 Members December 2013 – 251 Members
OUR PURPOSE…WHY WE EXIST
ATTENDANCE Grown from 45 the first Sunday that Bell Shoals joined Apollo Beach Community Church to over 400 now!
GOOD LOOKING GUYS? YEP!
CHILDRENS BUILDING Added a 4,900 square foot facility to make possible expanded ministries for young families and our weekday preschool. The cost …$360,000 Over 99% given by Apollo Beach Campus in 4 months. DEBT FREE!
DAD & COWPOKE…HOW BOUT THOSE BOOTS?
BIBLE STUDY GROUPS On-Campus classes birth – adults - 17 In-Home L.I.F.E. Groups for adults - 8
FIRST YOUTH PALM BEACH ATLANTIC
BUDGET GIVING From less than $2,000 weekly in January 2011 to almost $11,000 weekly in December 2013!
OUR 2014 GOALS! Church Members – from 251 to 375 Worship Attend ance – from 400 to 600 Bible Study Groups : On-Campus – from 17 to 27 In-home – from 8 to 12 Budget Giving – from $11,000 to $14,000
2 MEN & THE BOSS
OOPS! WHERE DID THAT COME FROM??
PLANNING TEAM FORMED Brandon leaders – Richard Clayville & David Bishop Apollo Beach leaders – Ed Brown & Charlie Hill Staff leaders – Jeff Meyer, Manuel Diaz, George Thomasson Met, prayed, planned for over 8 months 3 premier, Christian design-build firms gave bids Unanimously selected Wilburn Construction
WHAT IS THE TIMETABLE? 3 ½ to 4 months for pre-construction work (permits, engineering, plans) 9 months for construction Move-in…early 2015!
ESTIMATED COST OF PROJECT $2.1 million – entire ministry center, parking, driveways, sidewalks, landscaping, irrigation, site preparation, engineering, permit fees, building documents $500,000 – chairs, tables, cabinets, other furniture, sound system, theatrical lighting, kitchen equipment Total estimated cost of project - $2.6 million
EVERYONE MAY BE ASKING… How will we pay for this?
THAT IS THE WRONG QUESTION! Is it the will of God?
IF IT IS THE WILL OF GOD… We will trust God to work a miracle through His precious people to bring it to pass!
ITS NOT ABOUT BUILDINGS… but precious people!
SEASON OF PRAYER Lets come before the throne together in believing prayer.