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Meet First Free

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  • 1. MEET FIRST FREE DINNER JULY 12, 2009
  • 2. Romans 3:23 For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God
  • 3. Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
  • 4. Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
  • 5. Romans 10:9 That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
  • 6. A Look Back...
  • 7. What is the Evangelical Free Church? Evangelical: Committed to the good news of Christ. Free: Practicing a congregational form of government.
  • 8. Our Mission We don’t pick our mission; we obey our mission(Matthew 28:19,20)
  • 9. “Our mission is to make, to mature, and to multiply fully committed followers of Jesus Christ in our community and beyond.”
  • 10. Our Vision
  • 11. Our Vision E - Engage lost people
  • 12. Our Vision E - Engage lost people F - Follow after Christ
  • 13. Our Vision E - Engage lost people F - Follow after Christ R - Relate to each other
  • 14. Our Vision E - Engage lost people F - Follow after Christ R - Relate to each other E - Equip all believers
  • 15. Our Vision E - Engage lost people F - Follow after Christ R - Relate to each other E - Equip all believers E - Engage in ministry
  • 16. Strategies
  • 17. First Free will endeavor to have the majority of our church growth come from outreach to unbelievers.
  • 18. First Free will endeavor to have the majority of our church growth come from outreach to unbelievers. First Free will equip and mobilize individuals and small groups to proclaim the truth of Christ in Word and deed in our everyday lives by building bridges with our neighbors, friends and co-workers.
  • 19. First Free will endeavor to have the majority of our church growth come from outreach to unbelievers. First Free will equip and mobilize individuals and small groups to proclaim the truth of Christ in Word and deed in our everyday lives by building bridges with our neighbors, friends and co-workers. First Free will introduce people to Christ through equipping the congregation to organize and engage in ministries of community service.
  • 20. First Free will organize inviting opportunities, such as seasonal events, seminars, and biblical teaching on life skills and principles that meet peopleʼs felt needs.
  • 21. First Free will organize inviting opportunities, such as seasonal events, seminars, and biblical teaching on life skills and principles that meet peopleʼs felt needs. First Free will organize care/support communities to serve and support those struggling, hurt or burdened with lifeʼs problems.
  • 22. Goals
  • 23. Core Values
  • 24. Core Values Honors God
  • 25. Core Values Honors God Proclaims Life-Transforming Truth
  • 26. Core Values Honors God Proclaims Life-Transforming Truth Loves Well
  • 27. Core Values Honors God Proclaims Life-Transforming Truth Loves Well Serves Sacrificially
  • 28. Core Values Honors God Proclaims Life-Transforming Truth Loves Well Serves Sacrificially Makes Christ Known
  • 29. Q&A
  • 30. Next Steps
  • 31. MEET FIRST FREE DINNER APRIL 26, 2009