The West District of the United Methodist Church
Thursday, May 23, 2013
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YOUR ASSESSMENT OF YOUR CHURCH ummlad.org/vitalcongregations
(adapted by Rev. Dr. Cedrick Bridgeforth) vitalcongregations.org
What intentional small group ministries does your church have?
How many were started in the last 18 months?
What is one specific segment of your congregation or community that could benefit from an intentional small group ministry?
How are laity used to provide leadership in the congregation?
What lay led ministries does your congregation have that intentionally connect congregants to the community?
Are your lay leaders involved in Bible Study on a regular basis?
What is a Bible Study subject that would interest you and 4 of your closest friends?
How are volunteers rewarded and celebrated in your congregation?
What is one staff position in your church that you are sure someone would volunteer to do if the opportunity presented itself?
How often do you leave Sunday worship inspired by the preached word?
What are your congregation’s top 3 goals for this year?
If the music in our main worship service were to change to reflect the needs of younger and un/non-churched individuals, what would happen?
What is your congregation doing to insure older people can hear and see better within the sanctuary and other public worship spaces on your campus?
Is the strength of your congregation’s ministry defined by its INreach or OUTreach ministries?
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