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FBC Edmonton
Identity Plan
“Being the New People of
God”
2013-2018
[ revision Feb. 1, 2014 ]
The Process
• Develop a plan
• Seek input from outside voices, mentoring
voices
• Plan developed through church council an...
From Vision to Objectives
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•
•
•
•
•

VISION
Mission
Strategies
Goals
Plans & Programs
OBJECTIVES
FBC’s Vision
Listening to God’s Heart,
Moved by the Story,
Seeking the Peace and Well-being
of the City.
FBC’s Mission
FBC will:
Listen to God’s Heart. We will worship the Living God and
prioritize communion, baptism, healing,...
Stategies, Goals, P & P,
Objectives
Strategies produce goals, which have plans &
programs and one (or more) objectives
St...
Listening to God’s Heart
(slide 1)
STRATEGY

GOAL

P&P

OBJECTIVE

1.0
Listening…

1.1 We
worship as a
community

1.1.1 A
...
Listening to God’s
Heart(slide 2)
STRATEGY

GOAL

P&P

OBJECTIVE

1.0
Listening…

1.2 We
“Eucharisto”

1.2.1
Communion
ser...
Listening to God’s
Heart(slide 3)
STRATEGY

GOAL

P&P

OBJECTIVE

1.0
Listening…

1.4 We pay
attention to
beauty, the
arts...
STRATEGY

Listening to God’s
Heart(slide 4)
GOAL

1.6 Every
generation
“companions”
together

OBJECTIVE

1.6.2 Pre-service...
Moved by the Story
(slide 1)
STRATEGY

GOAL

P&P

OBJECTIVE
comments

2.0 Moved… 2.1 Living “out
of” the
GodStory

2.1.1
P...
Moved by the Story
(slide 2)
STRATEGY

GOAL

P&P

OBJECTIVE
comments

2.0 Moved… 2.2 We know the 2.2.1
Theological
story o...
Moved by the Story
(slide 3)
STRATEGY

GOAL

P&P

OBJECTIVE

2.0 Moved

2.4 We know
how to live
together as the
NPOG
(comm...
Seeking Peace &
Well-being(slide 1)
STRATEGY

GOAL

3.1 As
3.0 Seeking
transformed
Peace &
Well-being… people, we join

P&...
Seeking Peace &
Well-being(slide 2)
STRATEGY

GOAL

3.1 …join in God’s
3.0 Seeking
restoring work in
Peace and
Well-being…...
Seeking Peace &
Well-being(slide 3)
STRATEGY
3.0 Seeking
Peace and
Well-being…

GOAL

P&P

OBJECTIVE

comments

3.1.4.4 En...
Seeking Peace &
Well-being(slide 4)
STRATEGY
3.0 Seeking
Peace and
Well-being

GOAL

P&P

OBJECTIVE
3.1.4.6 Keenagers and
...
Seeking Peace &
Well-being(slide 5)
STRATEGY

GOAL

P&P

OBJECTIVE

3.0 Seeking
Peace and
Well-being

3.2 Provide space
th...
Stepping Forward:
•
•
•
•
•

Present plan
Enliven the plan
Pay Attention
Evaluate
Revise as needed
Being the Church in the
st
21 Century:
• What is our reputation in the city, what are people
saying about FBC Edmonton?
• ...
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FBC Identity Plan 2013-2018

  1. 1. FBC Edmonton Identity Plan “Being the New People of God” 2013-2018 [ revision Feb. 1, 2014 ]
  2. 2. The Process • Develop a plan • Seek input from outside voices, mentoring voices • Plan developed through church council and staff feedback • Plan presented to congregation • Plan brought to life by ministry staff, church council, congregational activity/support
  3. 3. From Vision to Objectives • • • • • • VISION Mission Strategies Goals Plans & Programs OBJECTIVES
  4. 4. FBC’s Vision Listening to God’s Heart, Moved by the Story, Seeking the Peace and Well-being of the City.
  5. 5. FBC’s Mission FBC will: Listen to God’s Heart. We will worship the Living God and prioritize communion, baptism, healing, prayer, beauty, intergenerational fellowship and education [We’ll help Christians develop their “heart life”/interior life] Be moved by the GodStory. Our theological reflection and actions will be animated and informed by the Living Word and God’s Empowering Presence. [We’ll help Christians learn the Bible so that they can live it out authentically] Seek the peace & well-being of the city. We will live as everyday Christians joining in on God’s restoring work in the world. [We’ll help Christians live the way of Jesus in the world] - - end goal? Strong, generous Christians.
  6. 6. Stategies, Goals, P & P, Objectives Strategies produce goals, which have plans & programs and one (or more) objectives Strategies shape our direction Goals are what we want to accomplish along the way Plans & Programs are the “how” of achieving the goal Objectives are the “what” of achieving the goals. They are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-limited.
  7. 7. Listening to God’s Heart (slide 1) STRATEGY GOAL P&P OBJECTIVE 1.0 Listening… 1.1 We worship as a community 1.1.1 A traditional, liturgical worship 1.1.1.1 Teaching the Christian year and liturgical worship 1.1.1.2 Teaching Spiritual disciplines/pr actices comments Silence, Solitude, Centering prayer, Lectio
  8. 8. Listening to God’s Heart(slide 2) STRATEGY GOAL P&P OBJECTIVE 1.0 Listening… 1.2 We “Eucharisto” 1.2.1 Communion services 1.2.1.1 teaching the importance of communion/Lord’s Supper (this is more than symbol, this is the “presence” of Christ) 1.3 We Pray 1.3.1 Prayer programs 1.3.1.1 Teaching on prayer, modeling prayer, offering prayer, healing prayer comments
  9. 9. Listening to God’s Heart(slide 3) STRATEGY GOAL P&P OBJECTIVE 1.0 Listening… 1.4 We pay attention to beauty, the arts 1.4.1 Sunday liturgy, symbols, worship space 1.5 Every generation learning to listen to God 1.5.1 Children’s ministry from nursery to Grade 6 1.4.1.1 Teaching about the connection between beauty, truth, goodness 1.5.1.1 Teach our children to pay attention to God: spiritual listening, spiritual practices comments
  10. 10. STRATEGY Listening to God’s Heart(slide 4) GOAL 1.6 Every generation “companions” together OBJECTIVE 1.6.2 Pre-service theo. Education & spiritual formation 1.0 Listening… P&P 1.6.2.1 Teaching people to grow in the area of: spiritual listening, spiritual practices Adult Ed. team: Anne, Allan, Becky Plus: children Program; youth, theology donuts 1.6.3 Spiritual companionship small groups, duos, triads 1.6.3.1 Teaching people how to be spiritual companions with one another; this is another way to help each other “see God/hear God” in their lives Let’s measure spiritual companionshp from 2014-2018 comments
  11. 11. Moved by the Story (slide 1) STRATEGY GOAL P&P OBJECTIVE comments 2.0 Moved… 2.1 Living “out of” the GodStory 2.1.1 Preaching the Narrative Lectionary, Teaching the Bible as Story 2.1.1.1 People’s lives are animated and enthused by Biblical stories and people are taught to dwell alongside characters in the complicated and messy story of God and God’s imperfect people. We are sharing how God’s living Word is changing us.
  12. 12. Moved by the Story (slide 2) STRATEGY GOAL P&P OBJECTIVE comments 2.0 Moved… 2.2 We know the 2.2.1 Theological story of God reflection and discussion groups 2.3 We know who we are as the New People of God (Identity) 2.3.1 Discussion groups 2.2.1.1 In light of the GodStory, we are addressing issues with thoughtfulness and God’s wisdom (theo. reflection) 2.3.1.1 In light of the GodStory, we are living out our identity as God’s people, God’s beloved daughters & sons
  13. 13. Moved by the Story (slide 3) STRATEGY GOAL P&P OBJECTIVE 2.0 Moved 2.4 We know how to live together as the NPOG (community) 2.3.1 Discussion groups 2.5 We know how to interpret the world/our lives (interpretation) 2.4.1 Discussion groups 2.3.1.1 In the light of the GodStory, we are learning how to treat each other with honour and love within our church 2.4.1.1 In the light of the GodStory, we are learning how our personal stories find their place in the context of God’s Story and God’s work in the world (ie. David story teaches us how to live w/ failure, Daniel story teaches us how to live with persecution) comments
  14. 14. Seeking Peace & Well-being(slide 1) STRATEGY GOAL 3.1 As 3.0 Seeking transformed Peace & Well-being… people, we join P&P OBJECTIVE 3.1.1 Children’s ministry 3.1.1.1 Children learning to companion with one another and are engaging in practical acts of justice and mercy in the church and community Hope Mission, Care packets for women’s shelter 3.1.2 Youth ministry (gr. 712) 3.1.2.1 Youth learning to companion with one another and engaging in practical acts of justice and mercy in the church and community SEED, Marian Centre, Urban Promise 3.1.3 Young Adults ministry 3.1.3.1 Young Adults companioning with one another and. . . God in his restoring work in the world comments
  15. 15. Seeking Peace & Well-being(slide 2) STRATEGY GOAL 3.1 …join in God’s 3.0 Seeking restoring work in Peace and Well-being… the world P&P OBJECTIVE 3.1.4 Adults and Multigenerational 3.1.4.1 Engaging our partnership with Mustard Seed 10 meals served/year, $1000 for each meal = $10,000 3.1.4.2 Engaging our partnership with E4C Poverty seminars, program partnerships 3.1.4.3 Engaging our partnership with the Bolivia Baptist Union via the STEP/CBM program (acting justly locally and globally) New 3 year term set for Feb. 2013 to Feb. 2016 comments
  16. 16. Seeking Peace & Well-being(slide 3) STRATEGY 3.0 Seeking Peace and Well-being… GOAL P&P OBJECTIVE comments 3.1.4.4 Engaging our partnership with ESL/MCN. Provide volunteers, gather cookies/snac ks, provide space for 6080 students 3.1.4.5 Being a good host and mentor to the Karen Baptist Church Shared meal & service once per year, support for them as they seek sustainability
  17. 17. Seeking Peace & Well-being(slide 4) STRATEGY 3.0 Seeking Peace and Well-being GOAL P&P OBJECTIVE 3.1.4.6 Keenagers and Senior Saints: caring for/honoring this group in meaningful ways, facilitating ways for them to share their spiritual stories and wisdom. Inviting them to mentor, encourage and pray for the younger generation. Help them w/ issues of aging & spirituality. comments
  18. 18. Seeking Peace & Well-being(slide 5) STRATEGY GOAL P&P OBJECTIVE 3.0 Seeking Peace and Well-being 3.2 Provide space that is easy to access and welcoming 3.2.1 Hosting programs for GA, Zumba, Toastmasters, Boys & Girls Club 3.2.1.1 People are belonging to the FBC community and then invited to believe in and find meaning in the Christian faith. comments
  19. 19. Stepping Forward: • • • • • Present plan Enliven the plan Pay Attention Evaluate Revise as needed
  20. 20. Being the Church in the st 21 Century: • What is our reputation in the city, what are people saying about FBC Edmonton? • What is our “gift” to the city of Edmonton? • How do we play to our strengths and be nonanxious about our weaknesses? - - May God enthuse us and inspire us to live into this identity and these gifts for “such a time as this”

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