OUR VISION

CHURCH CENTRED MISSION 

 

 

The vision of Elizabeth Church of Christ is to educate, inspire and release the whole Church to be a BEACON OF HOPE, transforming the Local & Global Community, one life at a time. This will be enhanced by the following:

 

 

~Church Mobilization - Set-up Working Groups to serve and empower the Church

 

~Field Facilitation - Establish Regional Teams for each Field represented both for Local & Global Outreach

 

~Mission Awareness - Provide regular forums for Mission Awareness

REACHING OUT

FIELD FACILITATION

 

LOCAL FIELD FACILITATION

 

local outreach

To facilitate Local Outreach Ministries that effectively bring transformation to our community

~ Establish a Community HUB consisting of the following outreaches:

~ Boomerang Centre - to be open five days a week, able to employ someone part time.

~ Cafe - to be open initially for two days a week, then increase to five.

~ Drop in centre - To be developed

~ Local Ministries - MOPS, Girls Brigade, Police Chaplaincy, Schools, Work-for the Dole, Busy Bodies, Friendship at the Flats,Talk ‘n’ Do.

 

GLOBAL FIELD FACILITATION 

 

global outreach

To develop a Global Outreach Ministry that effectively brings transformation to the FIelds we are working in

 

~ Liase with Field Workers RE: Opportunities for partnershp

~ Identify ‘felt-needs’ that match ECOC  DNA

~ Present global outreach proposals to ECOC Eldership

~ Organize project teams to visit the field

~ Carry out Field Facilitation Projects

~ Review Progress and plan for future development

 

CHURCH MOBILIZATION

 

CHURCH MOBILIZATION 

 

key leader

Set-up Working groups to address key isues related to Church Mobilization such as:

 

~ Promotions - Develop a range of Promotional initiatives that profile various aspects of the Outreach Program

~ Prayer - Form and implement a Strategic Plan to mobilize and empower the Church to pray more effectively for Outreach

~ Liason - Connect with the various ministries of the Church to help identify 

 

MISSION AWARENESS GROUP 

 

key leader

Provide regular forums for Mission Awareness both locally and globally

 

~ Organise monthly Mission Awareness Nights where people can come along and learn more about ECOC Mission Program

~ In consultation with the Promotions Team, provide regular Newsletters and relevant information for Ministry Leaders and Congregation

~ Visit Church Ministries or Laser groups to present updated information about ECOC Mission Program

REACHING IN

SPIRITUAL GROWTH - prayer

To see individuals grow in thier personal prayerfulness and in their relationship with God.

 

~Biblical Teaching on Prayer

~Provide suitable Resources for Prayer

~Encourage regular prayer in Laser Groups

~Increase attendance and involvement in Corporate Prayer

 

EMPOWERMENT - Discipleship

Develop a clear and methodical discipleship programme that provides opportunity for people to move from a searcher to a Christ Centred Christian

 

~Bible Study Courses

~Laser Group Bible Studies

~Establish a Ministry Group that is available to minister to other smaller churches in South Australia

~Set up a deliberate stategy to engage older Youth in Youth Leadership

 

CONNECTIONS - Church Community

To build a strong sense of a caring family/community within the church 

 

~Church lunches (Once a month)

~On-going use and development of the Church Cafe

~Better assimilation into Laser Groups eg. Sunday Luncheons

~Increase Pastoral Care Team

~Foster relationships within the Church Community

~Hold Church-wide Comunnity -building Events

 

'NEXT LEVEL' - Leadership

To see strong, Biblical, Mature Transformed Leaders achieving the vision of ECOC

 

~Leadership and Preaching and Teaching Training

~Leadership Training Events

~Expanding Laser Group Ministry

~Coaching/Mentoring/Training/Evaluations

 

VISION OF FUTURE STAFF APPOINTMETNS

~Administrator            

~Worship Director

~Children & Youth Development Officer

~Smaill Groups Pastor

~Outreach Director

 

STEWARSHIP - Finance

To develop an intentional plan to reduce the Church debt

 

~Encourage Ministry Leaders in the area of 

Stewardship 

~Pay off short Rd House Debt

~Form a Financial Advisory Group

 

 

Elizabeth Church of Christ

office@elizabethcoc.org

38 Ashfield Road, Elizabeth SA 5112