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1 WE ARE GLAD YOU’RE HERE

2 Brooke Greenberg

3 If this happens physically, something is seriously wrong!!! If this happens spiritually, something is seriously wrong!!! Physically this is a very rare condition Spiritual lack of growth is all too common. Brooke’s condition was incurable, there is a solution for spiritual growth!!!

4 Maturity It is a choice we make. It is commanded by God that we mature and make spiritual growth. ◦ 1 Cor. 14:20; 2 Peter 3:14-18 What this takes: ◦ Physical growth comes naturally ◦ Spiritual growth and maturity comes through desire, hard work, and dedication.

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6 A Few Successful Factors Involvement from Everyone ◦ Great things happen when  Everyone is on board (1 Chron. 13:1-4)  Everyone working/active (Neh. Neh. 3; 4:6)  Everyone is invested (Ex. 35:1, 4-5, 20-29)

7 A Few Successful Factors Involvement from Everyone Structure and Organization. ◦ People in Specific Places and Roles to lead ◦ David an effective leader: appointed people with duties  1 Chron 15:16  1 Chron 16:4  1 Chron 16:7

8 A Few Successful Factors Involvement from Everyone Structure and Organization. Prayer ◦ Neh. 2:12-16 ◦ 74 times in the psalms men prayed to God for strength and help ◦ Prov. 16:9

9 Goals/Plans: Evangelism Quarterly bring a friend Sunday ◦ April 5 ◦ July 5 ◦ October 4 ◦ Jan 3, 2016 Invite goal: ◦ 120 invites for April 5 (word of mouth/flyer)

10 Goals/Plans: Special Meetings Youth Lectureship ◦ Speakers: Brian Haines and Jeff Carr ◦ Date: March Islam Studies ◦ Jeff Car ◦ Sunday Evening Series ◦ Dates: Feb. 15, March 1, 8, 15 Singing Weekend ◦ Steve Garret ◦ Dates: May 29-31

11 Goals/Plans: Bible Classes Adult Classes: Curriculum developed specifically to: ◦ Have a more mature understanding of God’s word and how that came to us. ◦ Gain deeper understanding in regard to worship. ◦ Gain deeper understanding to critical topics that incorporate much false doctrine in the religious world ◦ Develop deeper fellowship

12 Goals/Plans: Bible Classes Young Boys Classes: ◦ Leading in Worship  How to lead in prayer  Praying for the Lord’s Supper  How to lead singing  Leading a scripture reading ◦ Teachers:  Edwin Klaassen  Nate Shropshire  Others

13 Goals/Plans: Bible Classes Children’s Bible classes ◦ Scott and Jessy taking over teacher scheduling and ordering of materials. ◦ Curriculum: Shaping Hearts for God ◦ Quarter system for teachers ◦ Sunday Mornings 9:00 AM ◦ Wednesday evening 7:00 PM  Teachers be prepared  Parents make sure your children are prepared.

14 Goals/Plans: Bible Studies Women’s class ◦ Every other Friday ◦ 10:30 AM Sisters meeting ◦ 3 rd Saturday of every month ◦ 10 AM-12 PM  Singing  Bible studies

15 Goals/Plans: Bible Studies Youth Bible Studies ◦ Organized by Stacy and Jennifer Hargis ◦ One Study a month ◦ After the 1-2 months, it will be the 2 Friday of Every Month Young Adult Bible Studies ◦ Organized by Justin and Jade Brainard ◦ One Study a month ◦ Typically the 4 rd Friday of every month

16 Goals/Plans: Leadership/Teaching Opportunities Kids/Bible classes Young Adult Classes Women’s Studies ◦ Sisters class ◦ Women’s class Singing Weekend ◦ May 22-24

17 Goals/Plans: Fellowship and Encouragment Group Meetings/Potluck ◦ 2 nd Sunday of the Month Plan for Effective Encouragement ◦ Announced Sunday Evening After Church (Nate S.) ◦ Matt Lister and Jason Tipps record keepers

18 Building Relationships: Healthy Growing Congregations tend to have great relationships within the church Acts 2:46-48 A Social aspect to the gospel  “it is not good for man to be alone” (Gen. 2:18)  “iron sharpens iron” (prov. 27:17)  “Two are better than one” (Eccl. 4:9-12)

19 Recap: Overall Goal: Spiritual Maturity Get involved Build Relationships Pray!!!

20 WE ARE GLAD YOU’RE HERE


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