First Baptist Vancouver <ul><li>...A community following Jesus with a heart for the city and beyond... </li></ul><ul><li>V...
Where Have We Been? <ul><li>Spring 2007:  Leadership Round Tables that  identified 3 primary areas to develop: </li></ul><...
Strategic Focus Areas <ul><li>Fall 2007:  5 focus areas emerged related to our gifts and ministries.  Introduced at Fall 0...
Early 2008 <ul><li>Held conversations to explore the ministry focus areas </li></ul><ul><li>Searched for energy and tools ...
May/June 2008 <ul><li>Process of consultation and coaching with Bruce Johnson of Next Level Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>R...
 
Key Recommendation #1 <ul><li>Church Wide Annual Plans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstormed with Staff & Council </li></ul><...
Key Recommendation #2 <ul><li>Develop two task forces: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or...
<ul><li>Consider organizational changes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deacons Ministry focuses on people and reports to Council <...
Next Four Months <ul><li>Brainstorm Church-wide Annual Plans and get to Draft Stage.  Bring to fall meeting as basis for 2...
Imagine 2009... <ul><li>Ministry Development is guided by    Church-Wide plan and forms basis for   Annual Budgets </li></...
Current Issues <ul><li>Staffing - Filling Key Positions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pastoral  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office ...
In Summary… <ul><li>Council is addressing: </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation of our Church Vision with Annual Plans </li></...
Where We Are Going… <ul><li>“ We are a community following Jesus with a heart for the city and beyond…” </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Thank You </li></ul><ul><li>For the privilege of serving you </li></ul><ul><li>Jo-Ann Matiachuk </li></ul><ul><li>...
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FBC Vancouver June 11 Business Meeting

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Business Meeting presentation from Rev. Jo-Ann Matiachuk, Executive Minister at First Baptist Vancouver.

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FBC Vancouver June 11 Business Meeting

  1. 1. First Baptist Vancouver <ul><li>...A community following Jesus with a heart for the city and beyond... </li></ul><ul><li>Vision / Identity Statement Fall 2006 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Where Have We Been? <ul><li>Spring 2007: Leadership Round Tables that identified 3 primary areas to develop: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Welcoming Community </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Governance and Training </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These discussions pointed us to the priority of ‘Becoming Good Neighbours’ in the physical regions where we have relationships. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>local & personal (where we live & work) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>congregational (where our congregation is located) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>global (where we have partner relationships) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Strategic Focus Areas <ul><li>Fall 2007: 5 focus areas emerged related to our gifts and ministries. Introduced at Fall 07 Business Meeting </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Worship & Public Celebrations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Shepherding </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Life </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Justice Ministries </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational Leadership </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Early 2008 <ul><li>Held conversations to explore the ministry focus areas </li></ul><ul><li>Searched for energy and tools to connect ideas and implement at various levels </li></ul><ul><li>Experienced some frustration and sense of being ‘stuck’ in next steps - both at Council and at Staff levels </li></ul>
  5. 5. May/June 2008 <ul><li>Process of consultation and coaching with Bruce Johnson of Next Level Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Resulted in a series of recommendations that Council will be considering June 17 </li></ul><ul><li>These are ‘in discussion’ and will include further congregational info and action steps </li></ul>
  6. 7. Key Recommendation #1 <ul><li>Church Wide Annual Plans </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstormed with Staff & Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commissions develop Annual Plans based on church - wide goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides foundation for Budget, approved by Congregation </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Key Recommendation #2 <ul><li>Develop two task forces: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational Structure </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Consider organizational changes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deacons Ministry focuses on people and reports to Council </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a Worship & Welcome Commission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish Committees that support Council function (Building & Property; Stewardship; Deacons; Human Resources; Nominating) </li></ul></ul>Key Recommendation #3
  9. 10. Next Four Months <ul><li>Brainstorm Church-wide Annual Plans and get to Draft Stage. Bring to fall meeting as basis for 2009 Budget </li></ul><ul><li>Assist Commissions with their annual plans </li></ul><ul><li>Task Forces will begin their work </li></ul><ul><li>Council discusses organizational structure and prepares recommendations for Fall Business Meeting </li></ul>
  10. 11. Imagine 2009... <ul><li>Ministry Development is guided by Church-Wide plan and forms basis for Annual Budgets </li></ul><ul><li>Each Commission has ministry plans that </li></ul><ul><li>support the direction of the Church </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-year planning begins - including 100th Anniversary Celebrations (2010) </li></ul><ul><li>Each group aware of what the others are doing and how it all fits together </li></ul><ul><li>We celebrate progress & plan next steps! </li></ul>
  11. 12. Current Issues <ul><li>Staffing - Filling Key Positions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pastoral </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enhance Communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Updates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ First of the Month’ will move to weekly format in September </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Welcome Centre / Information Area </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. In Summary… <ul><li>Council is addressing: </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation of our Church Vision with Annual Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational structure through Task Force recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Commission functions & staffing positions </li></ul>
  13. 14. Where We Are Going… <ul><li>“ We are a community following Jesus with a heart for the city and beyond…” </li></ul><ul><li>We are becoming Good Neighbors… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Locally </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Congregationally </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Globally </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul><ul><li>For the privilege of serving you </li></ul><ul><li>Jo-Ann Matiachuk </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Minister, FBC </li></ul>

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