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What it means to be members of a church

What it means to be members of a church

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    • We are all members…
    • We are all members… members of what?
    • What does it mean to be a member of something?
    • Membership has its privileges
    • Members of an Honor Society
    • Members of a Club
    • Members of a Team
    • What does it mean to be a member of the Lord’s church? Romans 12:4-5
    • Members of a Body
    • What body?
    • Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ himself? 1 Corinthians 6:15
    • Do you not know that your bodies are members of Christ himself? 1 Corinthians 6:15
    • for we are members of his body (Christ’s body). Ephesians 5:30
    • Now I rejoice in what was suffered for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions, for the sake of his body, which is the church. Colossians 1:24
    • Now I rejoice in what was suffered for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions, for the sake of his body, which is the church. Colossians 1:24
    • What body?
    • What body? The body of Christ
    • Life in the Body We have different gifts, to be used for the good of the body Romans 12:6-8
    • As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace: 1 Peter 4:10
    • Ephesians 4:11-16
    • Ephesians 4:11-16 Christ himself placed leaders in the body
    • Ephesians 4:11-16 Christ himself placed leaders in the body These leaders are there “to equip the saints”
    • Ephesians 4:11-16 Christ himself placed leaders in the body These leaders are there “to equip the saints” No “clergy”
    • Ephesians 4:11-16 Christ himself placed leaders in the body These leaders are there “to equip the saints” No “clergy” All members are ministers!
    • Ephesians 4:11-16
    • Ephesians 4:11-16 Our work builds up the body
    • Ephesians 4:11-16 Our work builds up the body The body grows when “each part does its work”
    • Our body
    • Our body Different ministries overseen by deacons
    • Our body Different ministries overseen by deacons Deacons coordinate the efforts of those that work within these ministries
    • Benevolence Ministry Food pantry, clothing, food for sick and bereaved Overseen by Robert Martinez, Donald Richter, Leroy Sanchez
    • Body Life Attendance, involvement, fellowship meals, greeters, visitation, Bible studies Overseen by Mike Coon, Clint McGuffin, Perry Rutland
    • Building Maintenance, supplies, grounds, lock-up, building use Overseen by Robert Martinez, Donald Richter
    • Finance Budget, offering, bookkeeping, bill paying Overseen by Perry Rutland, Chub Urrabazo
    • Missions Communication with present and potential missionaries Overseen by Hector Dominguez, Donald Richter, Chub Urrabazo
    • Outside Ministries Children’s homes, prison, nursing home, shut-ins, singing for weddings/funerals Overseen by Perry Rutland, Leroy Sanchez
    • Special Activities Gospel meetings, VBS, Ladies Day, U. S. mission trips, annual calendar Overseen by Hector Dominugez, Clint McGuffin, Chub Urrabazo
    • Transportation Van maintenance, drivers for van route Overseen by Bennie Martinez, Robert Martinez
    • Worship Worship service format, participants, sound system, nursery Overseen by Mike Coon, Bennie Martinez, Perry Rutland
    • Youth Youth activities including Mexico Trip and SYS Overseen by Hector Dominguez, Leroy Sanchez, Chub Urrabazo
    • What should you do?
    • What should you do? Find a ministry
    • What should you do? Find a ministry Existing projects
    • What should you do? Find a ministry Existing projects New project under the deacons’ leadership
    • What should you do? Find a ministry Existing projects New project under the deacons’ leadership Become active in that ministry
    • Am I truly a member of the body? 1 Corinthians 12:12-13
    • What’s my ministry?