The Spiritual Dynamic
What are our Biblical values?
What are our Biblical convictions?
What spiritual experiences have most of us had?
The Demographic Dynamic
What is our age?
What is our income?
Where do we live and work?
What is our ethnicity?
The Organizational Dynamic
How do things get done?
How do we communicate with each other?
How are decisions made?
What programs/activities do we do together?
Who is admitted as a member, and as a leader?
How do we relate to other churches and our denomination?
Parish (Our Community) Identity
Research through government publications
Research through interviewing community leaders
Research through home-to-home visitation
The best way to determine our potential for successful outreach is to identify the point where our congregational strengths and our community’s needs come together.
©Mark Kelley 2010