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1 Welcome to the Cornerstone Membership Workshop You can start filling out the Membership Profile at your convenience

2 Goals Orient you to the mission, strategy, and culture of Cornerstone Describe a fully developing disciple of Jesus Christ Offer you an opportunity to get your questions answered Provide Next Steps for becoming a fully developing disciple

3 Schedule 1:00 Ministry Videos Mission and Discipleship 2:00Cornerstone Culture and Structure Lori Taylor Your Questions Answered Complete the Membership Profile 3:00Dismiss

4 Cornerstone Core Values Visible Evangelism Authentic Worship Loving Relationships Unceasing Prayer Effective Children s Ministries Systematic Discipleship

5 Cornerstone Mission Statement We focus on Jesus Christ: Loving Him, Obeying Him, Living like Him, Leading Others to Him, And Soon Living Forever with Him in Heaven. Being Disciples Making Disciples Preparing for Jesus Soon Return

6 4 Characteristics of Discipleship 1. Worship God 2. Live by God s Word 3. Contribute to God s Work 4. Impact God s World Worship, Word, Work, World

7 Worship God Corporate Worship –Be on time –Participate –Invite others Personal Worship –Choose a time –Choose a place –Choose a plan –Read God s Word –Pray –Keep a record Lifestyle Worship

8 Live by God s Word Authority – 2 Tim 3:16-17 –All scripture is God breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. Obedience – James 1:22 –Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.

9 Live by God s Word Study Memorize Hear Read Meditate

10 Contribute to God s Work Relationships – Philippians 2:4 –Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Serving – 1 Peter 4:10 –Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God s grace in its various forms. Experience Skills Spiritual Gifts Passion Needs Attend the Connections Seminar

11 Contribute to God s Work Finances – 2 Corinthians 9:7 –Each man should give whatever he has decided in his heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. –Systematic – When you give –Proportional – How much you give –Sacrificial – Changes in your life because you give

12 Contribute to God s Work Personal Giving Plan –Tithe is sent to the Conference to pay Pastors and Conference employees –Church Budget is for local ministry and needs –Conference Advance funds Evangelism and Christian Education –World Budget supports the worldwide structure of the Seventh-day Adventist Church

13 Impact God s World Participation in Missions – Acts 1:8 –But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the uttermost parts of the earth. JerusalemWichita JudeaKansas SamariaUnited States UttermostAbroad

14 Impact God s World Reaching out to Unchurched Friends – Mark 5:18-20 – Go home to your people and report to them what great things the Lord has done for you… –Personal Evangelism Pray for three lost or unchurched people Prepare your own verbal witness Invite them to Cornerstone Attend the Contagious Christian Seminar

15 Sabbath School Interactive Bible Study Fellowship Care Ministry Involvement Accountability

16 Sabbath School Find a class that meets your needs Attend regularly Pray with and for others in the class Brainstorm ministry opportunities Hang out together

17 Cornerstone Membership Workshop - 5 Minute Break We will continue the workshop in 5 minutes. Help yourself to refreshments at the back.

18 Cornerstone History Planted by seven families in 1998 Became a church in 2000 Purchased our facility in 2004

19 Worship Service Philosophy Worship is coming into God s presence to meet with Him and honor Him God also intended worship to be a witness to non-believers Inviting a non-member can be your first step in evangelism When I m preaching, you won t be embarrassed inviting a non-member

20 Discipleship Track Current classes offered: –The Basics - SDA beliefs and Bible Study tools –Connections - Spiritual gifts and Ministry placement –Contagious Christian - Sharing your beliefs with your non-Adventist friends –Personal Financial Management

21 Church Structure (Teams) Planning Committee Elders and Deacons Ministry Teams –Worship –Word –Work –World

22 Cornerstone s Team Structure

23 Pastor Jay Up Front Pat Watts Post-program Lee Kirgis H.R. Paula Powers Records John Fletcher Facility Harold Mowery Finance Sherita Wren Fellowship Mentoring Sabbath School Kendra Perry Training Earl Shellner Pre-program Jennipher Bright Program Support Price Jones Communication Special Events Linda Mowery Assimilation Pam Jakstis Missions Mary Proctor-Dehn Word Earl Shellner Work Jerry Watts World Sharon Hohlfeld Worship Pat Watts

24 Becoming a Part of Cornerstone Lori Taylor

25 Your Questions Answered Q & A time with the Pastor

26 Paperwork Please complete the Membership Profile and the Membership Options Card and leave them with Pastor Jay

27 Thank you for attending the Cornerstone Membership Workshop

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