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The Future Ahead

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The Future Ahead

The Best Days are Ahead.

Thriving Children's program
A Giving Church
New families
Community - 90% of families do not attend church
Jeremiah 29:11 KJV 1900
11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
We will not accept complacency
We will not accept legalism
We will not accept pragmatism
We will not accept drama or negativity
We will not accept gossip and slander
We will not accept church bullies
Philippians 4:8 KJV 1900
8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
Proverbs 17:14 KJV 1900
14 The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: Therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
We will welcome the community
We will embrace balanced change
We will be a magnet for families desiring church based on the foundations of the bible
We understand that we will not all agree on everything
We will accept differences in others
We will honor the past but understand the future may have different methods
We live out the Gospel
We will be known for what we are for not just what we are against
Hebrews 10:24 KJV 1900
24 And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
Matthew 5:16 KJV 1900
16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.
Mission Statement
We as a church exist to make a difference in our community by:
Worship God – faithfully attending the worship services
Grow in Grace – disciple and growing  in the Knowledge of Christ
Serve with Love – serving in the church and the community
Share our faith – having regular gospel conversations in community 
Give our Resources –  tithing and special offerings to accomplish the above 

Family Life Center

7,500 - 10,000 sf
8-18 classrooms
Half to full size gym
Cost $650,000- $800,000
Sunday School
Wednesday Evening outreach and discipleship
Teens Activities
Children's Activities
Community Involvement
Church Services
Where We Stand
Balance on the Mortgage - $245,000
Cost for family Life Center - $700,000
Sacrificial Sunday each year covers the interest and principal for mortgage
Two ways to Give:
Debt reduction
Family Life center
Future Debt : 200K example
What Will Not Do?
Forgo improvements and maintenance
Forgo evangelism outreach
Forgo marketing and advertising
Make the Family Life Center the main topic every week
The Deacons and Trustees have passed with 100% approval the resolution to proceed with the collection of Funds for the Family Life Center
Resolution Church Vote Wednesday April 25,2018
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