Friday, December 1, 2017

2018 Regenerate Plan

After months of surveys, prayer and discussion New Song Church is taking the following steps to strengthen our ministry.

  1. 30 Day Prayer Triplets - Jan 28th to Feb 28th the congregation will meet in groups of 3 to pray for each other and for our church. 
  2. Assimilation Strategy Team - we will assemble a team to look at how we bring people from visitor to active relationship with the church.
  3. Small Group Strategy Team - we will assemble a team to train and launch small groups by September
  4. Leadership Personal Goals - each of our pastoral team and key ministry leaders will set personal growth and ministry goals in January
  5. Volunteer Training - by March we will have a person in place to focus exclusively on being a team trainer and developer
  6. Children's Ministry - develop a team to work alongside our children's pastor to improve the experience of children at church
  7. Leadership Development - Pastor Kevin will mentor 3 individuals over a 9 month period beginning in March.
  8. Pastor's Coach - Pastor Kevin will have a personal coach to meet with to maintain focus on the Regeneration goals
  9. Financial Teaching Track - we will provide practical education on money management and generosity
  10. Building Improvements - our lobby needs to finished and our washrooms refurbished for accessibility. Special Funds will need to be raised to make this happen.
  11. Worship - we will increase the involvement of Millenials in public ministry
  12. Regenerate Sunday - March 25th we will have prayer walks and site visits to where the church is actively engaged. We will make a fresh commitment to gospel engagement and communication with the people we serve
  13. Prayer Strategy - the month of April will have a focus on how we pray for the 'not yet' disciples

If you have a special passion or interest in any of these, please make an appointment or contact Pastor Kevin to share what's on your mind. 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

2018 Sunday Gathering Times

Our Sunday gathering is getting crowded! To make room for everyone, we are making the following changes. 

Choose which options work best for you and note the time to show up. 

Early Crowd
8:30 am - Coffee & Pastries
9:00 am - Worship & Prayer
9:45 am - Coffee & Pastries
10:15-11 Teaching Time for Adults, Youth & Kids

Later Crowd
9:45 am - Coffee & Pastries
10:15-11 Teaching Time for Adults, Youth & Kids
11:15-12 Worship & Prayer

The centre piece is the Teaching Time shared by Early & Later Crowd. Adults will meet in the main auditorium while youth and kids are in classrooms. 

Worship & Prayer times have all ages present.