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Discussion in 'Pastoral Ministries' started by SaggyWoman, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    Does your church minister to those in your community?

    Are the attenders primarily from your community or do you draw from a wide region of your area?
     
  2. Deacon

    Deacon Well-Known Member
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    Most of our attendees don't have to travel very far to attend.

    We are Community-focused.

    Weekly events this time of year include:

    In the Church building
    Soccer team
    Alcoholic Anonymous
    A local Acting company
    An Art's group
    Cub Scouts
    Boy Scouts
    Basketball
    A high school flag team
    other stuff too

    Out of the Building
    Code Blue – homeless housing during cold weather emergencies
    Food Pantry – two sites
    Revolutionary War Militia
    other stuff

    This list doesn't include the many bible studies that happen in the church and in members homes.

    Rob
     
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    Earth Wind and Fire Well-Known Member
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    I think its particularly cool that you recognize & do AA Meetings.
     
  4. SaggyWoman

    SaggyWoman Active Member

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    The church I attend, though it draws from probably a 20 mile radius, focus many of its local efforts on impacting a nearby elementary school, artisans in our community, and area needs.
     
  5. Alive in Christ

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    We walk door to door witnessing, along with a jail ministry
     
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