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State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
State of the Church 2008
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State of the Church 2008

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  • 1. State of the Church 2008 United Methodist Church of Hartford
  • 2. Twin Engine Church • Level of Participation (personal investment/ social capital) • Level of Financial Viability (financial investment/traditional capital)
  • 3. Core Indicators • Attendance • Membership • Income • Giving • Deficit/Surplus
  • 4. Attendance Attendance 110.0 102.5 95.0 87.5 80.0 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
  • 5. Membership Membership 260 235 210 185 160 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
  • 6. Income Income $250,000 $232,500 $215,000 $197,500 $180,000 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
  • 7. Giving Giving $190,000 $166,250 $142,500 $118,750 $95,000 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
  • 8. Deficit/Surplus Deficit/Surplus $20,000 $15,000 $10,000 $5,000 $0 $-5,000 $-10,000 $-15,000 $-20,000 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
  • 9. A Map for the Future • Mission/Vision Driven • Be Rooted in God’s love. Grow in grace. Bear fruit of justice and peace. • Make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
  • 10. Three Areas of Focus • Church Growth and Vitality • Facilities • Leadership Development
  • 11. Church Growth/Vitality • Getting the word out • Advertising/Marketing • Improved signage • Becoming “welcoming” • Welcoming training • Connecting with the community
  • 12. Church Growth/Vitality
  • 13. Church Growth/Vitality
  • 14. Church Growth/Vitality
  • 15. Church Growth/Vitality
  • 16. Church Growth/Vitality West End Community Center
  • 17. Church Growth/Vitality West End Community Center
  • 18. Facilities • Excellent location • Underutilized - room to grow • 80% rule
  • 19. Facilities • Facade concerns • Space that is unusable • Parking needs
  • 20. Leadership Development • Concern about burn-out • Generational changes/shifts
  • 21. Leadership Development • Our biggest asset/greatest resource: Our people! • Intentional leadership development • Training • Mentoring • Diversity
  • 22. State of the Church 2008 United Methodist Church of Hartford

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