Presentation on theme: "Adults on Mission SM Men and women reaching the world for Christ."— Presentation transcript:
Adults on Mission SM Men and women reaching the world for Christ
Adults on Mission is the Womans Missionary Union ® (WMU ® ) organization for men and women aged 18 and older. What is Adults on Mission SM ?
What is the purpose of Adults on Mission? To spread the gospel of Jesus Christ around the world
What are the objectives of Adults on Mission? To pray for missions To support missions To learn about missions To engage in mission action and witnessing To develop spiritually toward a missions lifestyle To participate in the work of the church and the denomination
How do Adults on Mission operate? Through groups who meet to accomplish the objectives of Adults on Mission
How many people start a group? Two (2) is the minimum number of people needed to begin a group!
How do you form a group? Groups may be formed: To meet a need or needs in the community From existing groups such as friends, softball teams, etc. who want to be involved in missions Around natural networks or affiliations such as school teachers, etc. Around life issues such as parenting or retirement Around adults who want to be involved in missions
Patterns of Organization One + One: + One groupOne leader Use this pattern with: A new church A church with limited leadership A church that is small and does not need more groups Adults on Mission that is just beginning and not ready for more groups
Patterns of Organization One + More: Adults on Mission coordinator Adults on Mission groups, each with its own leader + Use this pattern in a large church or when the organization has grown and needs multiple groups.
Adults on Mission groups: Determine their goals based on needs and the WMU objectives Plan their projects Decide if they will continue at the end of each year Are responsible for enlisting others to be involved in missions