Presentation on theme: "Our Mission Midtown Vineyard Community Church celebrates the presence of God in us and invites our community to join us in following Jesus Christ by the."— Presentation transcript:
Our Mission Midtown Vineyard Community Church celebrates the presence of God in us and invites our community to join us in following Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Mission: Three Main Things 1) Worship (Presence/intimacy) 2) Discipleship/Outreach (equipping & evangelism) 3) Kingdom stuff (power/healing)
Vision Midtown Vineyard Community Church is a welcoming community of faith, hope, love, healing and power in the Kingdom of God.
Keys of Vision 1) Safe authentic place where love and faith abound 2) Healing of all kinds takes place 3) Experience & share the blessings of the Kingdom (relationship with God, healing of hurts)
Values of Midtown Vineyard Community Church Kingdom of God (Adventure with God) 14 After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. 15"The time has come," he said. "The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!” (Mark 1:14-15) 13 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, 14in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. (Col. 1:13-14)
Values of Midtown Vineyard Community Church God’s Presence 14The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14) 23Jesus replied, "If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. (John 14:23)
Values of Midtown Vineyard Community Church Teaching & Applying the Bible 16All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)
Values of Midtown Vineyard Community Church Spirit of Kindness 34"A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. 35By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” (John 13:34-35)
Values of Midtown Vineyard Community Church Community 4Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, 5 so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. (Rom. 12:4-5)
Values of Midtown Vineyard Community Church Prayer with Power 8 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints. (Eph. 6:18)
Values of Midtown Vineyard Community Church Spiritual Gifts and Fruit 1 Follow the way of love and eagerly desire spiritual gifts, especially the gift of prophecy. (1 Cor. 14:1) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. (Gal. 5:22-23)
Values of Midtown Vineyard Community Church Equipping 11It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers, 12 to prepare God's people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. (Eph. 4:11-13)
Values of Midtown Vineyard Community Church Outreach 18Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit (Matt. 28:18-19)
Values of Midtown Vineyard Community Church Creativity 23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, 24 since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. (Col. 3:23-24)