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Congregational Diagnosis & Discussion
February 3 @ 5:00 pm - February 4 @ 5:00 pm
This event will take place in two parts, the first on Friday evening (5pm-9pm), and the second Saturday morning through afternoon (9am-5pm). Please read the following description in its entirety.
MPPC must answer maybe the most important question, “What kind of leader(s) do we want to lead us into a new future, post-Covid?”
Before we can do that, we must know who we are. What is our “elevator-pitch” (30 seconds or less) if anyone asks us what MPPC is about?
The next phase of my work will be to use our heritage as background, and to ask questions around the needs and ways we organize and develop effective leadership for MPPC.
We also must talk about mission—defining and redefining our purpose and direction. In the end we must answer the questions, “Who are we?”, “What is God calling us to do?” and “Who are our neighbors?”
If God is calling you to be involved in the next phase, I invite you to sign up for a unique opportunity to talk to believers and friends about our congregation as effective congregation.
This will be on Friday February 3, 2023 from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday February 4, 2023 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. And yes, you must be involved on both days, the whole time. Sign up here. We must have at least 120 people to be able to have proper discussions.
Our workshop will be on the hand of the book written by Kennon L Callahan, Twelve Keys to an Effective Church: Strong, Healthy Congregations Living in the Grace of God [2010 Edition]. Although you don’t have to read the book to be part of our “workshop,” it will begin to guide our thinking if you read it beforehand.
The Rev. Dr. Danie de Beer, Interim Pastor & Head of Staff