Presentation on theme: "The Church Life Profile Workbook A simple means of delving deeply into every page of your Church Life Profile An introduction to church planning with three."— Presentation transcript:
The Church Life Profile Workbook A simple means of delving deeply into every page of your Church Life Profile An introduction to church planning with three ready made church planning processes A Workbook to –Download or copy –Engage your results effectively –Make notes in –Lead discussions with –Evaluate your church –Draw up reports –Develop real plans for your church
The Church Life Profile Workbook The Workbook is structured so you can either: –Work through your Profile page by page or –Engage one set of data very effectively The Workbook is designed for: –An individual to reflect on the church’s results and form recommendations –A team to engage and discuss pertinent results and plan ahead –A group to engage specific data and set directions –Leadership to devise sound planning processes for their church
Engaging the Summary Review of your Profile Pages engage the Summary Review of your Profile Each page is divided into four sections that 1.Point you to one page of your Profile 2.Help you examine the data on that particular page 3.Guide your reflection and discussion on that data 4.Invite you to note down next steps
Writing a Report of your Profile If you have been asked to write a report on your church’s Profile for the leadership team, the congregation, etc. then pages 12 & 26 provide templates and processes to assist.
Engaging the Core Qualities in your Profile Pages 14 – 19 outline processes to engage your Core Qualities data either cursorily or very deeply. There is also a brief process to assist in making concrete plans to further develop these qualities in the church. A full page has been allocated for notes and next steps.
The steps to engage the Core Qualities 1.Choose one Core Quality to explore in depth 2.Look at it in the context of its Core Quality set 3.Examine what your attenders say about it 4.Interact with the results in 1, 2, 3 or 4 different ways 5.Engage in specific planning and writing next step notes
Engage the data about your attenders Pages 20 – 22 outline processes to help you engage your attenders’ data: – Attendance patterns – Attendance history – Attenders demographics – Attenders involvement
Engage your NCLS PLUS surveys results Pages 23 – 25 outline processes for those churches who participated in one or more of the optional NCLS PLUS Surveys: – For attenders aged 8-14 – Youth Plus survey (online) – Community Contacts survey (online)
Local church planning Pages 27 – 30 give an introduction to local church planning
Local church planning Pages 31 – 36 outline three distinct and complete planning processes for local churches: 1.Short Planning Session 2.Action/Reflection Process 3.Comprehensive Planning Process
Local church planning resources On the back cover is a list of planning resources available online from NCLS Research