Educational Opportunities (Inreach: Christian Education)
1.Monthly Gathering of men (for conversation and fellowship)
2.Day care program
3.Strategy to increase attendance of active and inactive members
4.Small Group Studies for development of discipleship (spirituality or faith, financial stewardship, and ministry).
5.Library at the church which makes many books, tapes and videos available to those who are interested.
6.Youth "fun day"
7.Wednesday evening Bible study designed for youth
8.Distributing school supplies to needy school children
9.Big Sister/Big Brother Mentoring Program. (might we adopt an elementary school)
10.Special Programs for children and youth (Watch Videos, sleepovers; short trips to educational spots; etc.)
11.A Childrens day out program
12.Study of cumberland Presbyterian Church in America history, theology and polity
13.study of Christian Stewardship
Outreach Opportunities (Missions and Evangelism)
a. Increase the number of worship visitors
b. Increase the visibility of the congregation in the community (e.g. Web site, paid newspaper and telephone book ads, good outdoor signage, participation in community events).
c.Encourage members to invite others; equip members to invite effectively (e.g. Bring a Friend Sundays, special events).
d.Identify and make personal and telephone follow-up contact with all visitors, especially first time worship visitors.
e.Offer a reception for new people. place photos of new members on bulletin board in vestibule/lobby.
Contacting Inactive Memebers
a.contact them by telephone and mailings
b.assign a member to an inactive member
c.pastor to make personal contact
Canvassing the neighborhood
Feeding the homeless program
Bus Ministry (Sunday morning pickups)