Spiritual Formation Master Plan
The Role of Spiritual Formation <ul><li>Calvary’s Current Mission Statement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attract, Build, Care </...
The Method of Spiritual Formation <ul><li>LIFEGroups. </li></ul>
LIFEGroups for building believers <ul><li>LIFEGroups are formative – believers are formed to the image of Christ and equip...
Supporting Vehicles for LIFEGroups <ul><li>Sunday Morning Gatherings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biblical content is preached </...
Supporting Vehicles for LIFEGroups <ul><li>Discipleship Communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biblical content is taught </li>...
Supporting Vehicles for LIFEGroups <ul><li>CTF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities for Missional Expressions are identifie...
Goals for Spiritual Formation <ul><li>100% of people affiliated with Calvary will be connected with a formative, caring, a...
Plans For Accomplishing Goals for Spiritual Formation <ul><li>Connecting people into LIFEGroups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enga...
The Definition of Spiritual Formation <ul><li>The formative work of the Spirit by which we are transformed into the image ...
The Marks of Spiritual Formation <ul><li>Those being formed to the image of Christ will be obedient to the commands of Chr...
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Spiritual Formation Comprehensive Plan

  1. 1. Spiritual Formation Master Plan
  2. 2. The Role of Spiritual Formation <ul><li>Calvary’s Current Mission Statement: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attract, Build, Care </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spiritual Formation’s Place in this Mission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primarily Concerned with BUILDING </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secondarily Concerned with attracting and caring </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MTF/CTF are primarily concerned with attracting </li></ul><ul><li>Pastoral Care is primarily concerned with caring </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Method of Spiritual Formation <ul><li>LIFEGroups. </li></ul>
  4. 4. LIFEGroups for building believers <ul><li>LIFEGroups are formative – believers are formed to the image of Christ and equipped for obedience to God </li></ul><ul><li>LIFEGroups are caring – believers care for one another’s needs and are cared for with the love of Christ. </li></ul><ul><li>LIFEGroups are missional – together believers adopt and carry out the mission of Christ to relieve suffering and redeem sin in the world around them. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Supporting Vehicles for LIFEGroups <ul><li>Sunday Morning Gatherings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biblical content is preached </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunity is given for communal worship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relational connections are made </li></ul></ul><ul><li>University of Calvary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biblical content is taught </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential and Current LIFEGroup Drivers are trained </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relational connections are made </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Supporting Vehicles for LIFEGroups <ul><li>Discipleship Communities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Biblical content is taught </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relational Connections are made </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Deacons/Deaconnesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Structures for care giving within LIFEGroups are developed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measures are created for assisting LIFEGroups in meeting larger needs </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Supporting Vehicles for LIFEGroups <ul><li>CTF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities for Missional Expressions are identified </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordination of Missional Projects is accomplished </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MTF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LIFEGroups are educated regarding global missions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relationships between LIFEGroups and missionaries are established and fostered </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Goals for Spiritual Formation <ul><li>100% of people affiliated with Calvary will be connected with a formative, caring, and missional LIFEGroup. </li></ul><ul><li>Every LIFEGroup will multiply itself at least once every 12 months. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Plans For Accomplishing Goals for Spiritual Formation <ul><li>Connecting people into LIFEGroups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage CONTACTS so they will EXPLORE Calvary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relate to EXPLORERS so they will BELIEVE Christ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connect BELIEVERS so they will PARTNER with a community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Form PARTNERS so they will SERVE those they engage. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. The Definition of Spiritual Formation <ul><li>The formative work of the Spirit by which we are transformed into the image of Christ who is the perfect representation of the Father. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Spirit is the primary actor. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Church is a vehicle through which the Spirit acts. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Church assists the individual in opening themselves to the formative work of the Spirit. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. The Marks of Spiritual Formation <ul><li>Those being formed to the image of Christ will be obedient to the commands of Christ to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Love God </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Love Other Believers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Love Those Around Them </li></ul></ul>

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