We Look to God's Word

for

Guidance

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Sunday Worship Services

10:00 a.m.

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 Intergenerational Learning

Select Sunday Evenings

6:00 p.m.

(see calendar)

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 Bible Study

Wednesdays

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

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 Choir

Wednesdays

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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Youth Group

Select Sundays

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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We Celebrate the Joy of God's Love

Everyday

Upcoming Events

  1. Dog Days of Summer

    August 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Holy Cow! Future Visioning Events

To continue on the journey of Strategic Planning and getting a read on the Overall Health and Vitality of our congregation, we have scheduled the following events:

History Event – Sunday, April 2 – 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

This is a fun event where the congregation explores the life and faith journey of their worshipping community. Discussion will include, “highs” and “lows” and how challenges were overcome. The event is not a chronicle, it is an opportunity to hear the personal stories and perspectives of current members and to connect the congregation’s ministry and mission with world and community events. Themes and patterns revealed during this event will be carried forward into later discussions.

Unpacking Your Purpose – Sunday, April 30 – 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

We will gather to “unpack” what our current Purpose Statement means to our ministries today; what it may mean in the future, and we’ll discuss how our Guiding Principles are utilized in decision making. Data collected using the Church Assessment Tool is introduced to help the congregation discern why or not the current mission/purpose statement is or is not working well.

Healthy Communication and Conflict Management Workshop – Wednesday, May 17 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

This workshop will help members identify unhealthy communication practices and become active listeners and learn strategies to transform conflict into safe and meaningful interactions.

Asset – Mapping and Connecting the Dots – Wednesday, June 7 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Volunteers will be gathering community listening data through surveys and interviews while engaged in the visioning process. That information will be collected and quantified over the course of the next few months. Once that listening phase is complete, the congregation gather to connect assets, resources and the priorities of the congregation with the issues, challenges, assets, resources, and needs of the community. The data from the CAT Vital Signs report is used to narrow down specific areas of focus. This is the final phase of the visioning process where he congregation will create 3-5 short and long-term goals based on the purpose statement and guiding principles and what they have heard during the community listening phase.

Articulating Strategic Directions for Mission – Summer/Fall 2017

Sub-teams will form around each of the goals to formulate specific action plans and time-lines using the SMART Goals Workbook. A final draft of the congregation’s vision and strategic directions for mission will be presented to the congregation and council for final discussion and implementation sometime in late summer/early fall.

Donations

to

Food Pantries

 

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Stitch & Chat

1st Thursday

(see calendar)

Prayer Concerns

upon request

in

times of special need

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Home Schoolers

Fridays

11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

(Out for the summer)

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Summer

Monday Evenings

June 26 - August 21

(no dinner on July 2)

Christian Camp

on

Lake Ossippee

Freedom, NH

 

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Wednesdays

 10:00 a.m.

 

Annual 5k Road Race

to benefit local charity

Mid - May