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St. Andrews Renew 5:16

In the same way let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5:16

Renew 5:16 Reports

  • Executive Summary
  • Final Report
  • Town Hall Meetings
  • Leadership Training
  • Ministry Opportunities
  • Our Vision

    We see our church as a home for all who seek to know Jesus Christ, living out our faith by serving others.

    Our Mission

    Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

    Our Values

    We Believe In…

  • Leading others to Christ
  • Glorifying God through prayer, praise and study
  • Offering God’s love through service to others
  • Creating a safe, supportive and loving church environment for all
  • Cultivating the church family
  • Our Goals

    As followers of Jesus Christ, we believe that we must continuously strive for renewal, to create effective programs and ministries in order to fulfill our mission and vision. To this end, we believe the following represent the best use of our time, talents, energy and resources:

    1. Achieve excellence in worship

    a. Create a culture of worship excellence with music, message

    and delivery.

    b. Clarify and define a renewed Worship Committee to help plan,

    execute and evaluate worship experiences.

    c. Employ effective planning and evaluation, seasonal and weekly, to

    ensure excellence in worship.

    2. Be the hands and feet of Christ to our community

    a. Redefine, restructure and support a Missions Committee.

    b. Identify and support ongoing local mission programs for congregational


    c. Identify and communicate regional, national and international mission

    opportunities for participation and congregational support.

    3. Serve and grow the church family

    a. Establish a vibrant Family Ministries program that attracts and serves

    young families, children, and youth.

    b. Create a culture that supports and promotes experiences and small

    groups that nurture individuals and families.

    c. Establish programs to integrate new members and support existing

    members’ need for education in Methodism.

    4. Achieve excellence in leadership

    a. Redefine, restructure, and support a Lay Leadership Committee that

    embodies a culture of leadership education, teaching, innovation, and


    b. Create a culture of pastoral and lay leadership excellence by defining

    responsibilities as well as building skills and knowledge.

    5. Achieve effective communication

    a. Create a comprehensive communication plan; scope, medium, and


    b. Implement innovative and inclusive communication plans that inform the

    church family of events, opportunities and leadership issues of interest.

    c. Provide information to the surrounding community regarding church

    events and worship opportunities.

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