2020 Vision and Prayer Gathering—Sunday, March 8th
The Vision Team would like to invite everyone to attend a vision gathering as we continue to discern God’s call for
the future. We will begin with a potluck lunch following worship until around 1:00 p.m. when we will begin the
agenda of the gathering. The Vision Team will present on what vision is, why it’s important, what they have been
working on, demographics, and give everyone an opportunity to share their hopes and dreams for the future.
Here is a the Agenda for the day:
1:00 pm—Worship and Prayer
Knowing Our Work
Vision Team Introductions
What is Vision
Why does Vision matter
Team Report: What the team has done so far
Church Visits and Research
Knowing Our Neighbors
Introduce DTSB (Downtown South Bend) Opportunities
1:45 pm—Small Group Conversation
Around each table—identify the following on large sheets of paper:
What are the assets of First Church?
What do you see as the needs of our community? How could we address those needs?
If you imagined what our church would look like in 5 years, what would that be?
Where do you sense God leading us into the future?
2:15 pm—Snack Break and Fellowship
2:30 pm—Large Group Conversation
3:00 pm—Next Steps
3:15 pm—Charge Conference—One Board Leadership Model
3:30 pm—Closing Worship and Prayer