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Fbc Design Plan Ppp

  1. 1. Thank you for participating. Please view the following presentation.
  2. 2.  Today: complete the e-Learning component of the New Membership Card process  March 1st, 2009 attend facilitated session in FBC conference room at 5:00 pm. 2
  3. 3.  GOAL1: to understand the background purpose of new member cards (Church bylaws and Constitution)  Goal 2: highlight the importance of the process of the new member cards 3
  4. 4.  GOAL 1: practice through role playing completion of this process  GOAL 2: direct new member candidates to appropriate Sunday school classes [The training on March 1, 2009 will address these goals as well as provide opportunities for small group discussion and problem solving] 4
  5. 5.  Jacksonville First Baptist Church is committed to nurturing and growing personal faith through Christ centered discipleship. Transformational growth is characterized by responding to the message of salvation, knowing God and His will, internalizing Biblical values, answering the call to obedience and equipping saints for service, all for the glory of God. 5
  6. 6. Counselor directs Congregational Decision is made to Sunday school welcome as appropriate Presentation to the Further ministry Person comes congregation for as needed or take forward at acceptance to prayer room for Pastor’s invitation (business meeting) prayer Complete new New member info Counselor added by welcomes and member secretary as affirms decision application card needed 6
  7. 7. If transfer letter of Church secretary membership from contacts new member another church then to obtain missing other church will be information. contacted Information added to church software New member pictures Information added to posted in hallway church directory 7
  8. 8.  Increase number of trained deacons  Gain volunteers to serve as counselors  Create pool of women volunteer counselors  Complete new member cards more efficiently 8
  9. 9.  Please visit the FBC website to view the section on Church By Laws  The Church belief statements can be found here under the Core Beliefs and the Baptist Faith and message of 1963. 9
  10. 10.  This current process will need improvement  Future meetings will address this need  Reflect on this process and direct comments to hmkuhns@hotmail.com or education@fbcjax.net  “How would you like to see this process change?” 10
  11. 11.  During the invitation Application for Church Membership cards need to be completed  Fill out NAME~DATE~PHONE # first  Check “PUBLIC COMMITTMENT” area  If there is time complete as much of the card as possible before pastor calls business meeting 11
  12. 12. Scriptural examples of affirmation and support for decisions made are illustrated on the following slides. They can be used if you feel led. The will be tracts available to pass out to new member candidates. Use the looped arrows to return to the main page on the next slide. Use the boxed arrow to move on in the slide presentation. 12
  13. 13.  Accepting Christ as Savior  Desires membership by baptism  Desires membership by statement of faith  Transfer of letter  Rededicating life to Christ  Other decision When you have gone through as many scriptures as you would like move on from slide 16 13
  14. 14.  Faith is trusting in Jesus. Rom.10:11  We must surrender to Jesus as Lord. “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. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved”. Rom. 10:9- 11  We must place our faith in Jesus. “For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith-and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God”. Eph. 2:8 14
  15. 15. An example prayer to express willingness to make this public confession of faith: “Father, I want to obey You and let others know I have a new life in Jesus Christ. Bless me as I follow Jesus in baptism.”  We need to obey Jesus‟ command. Matt. 28:19  We declare our new life in Christ through baptism. Acts 2:41, 8:35-38, 16:25-34 15
  16. 16.  God encourages every Christian to participate in church membership. Heb. 10:25  “So in Christ, we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others”. Rom.12:15 Sample prayer to pray with new member: “dear Lord, thank you for First Baptist Church. Please help _____ be a faithful church member and support his/her church family.” 16
  17. 17.  Church membership is provided through the invitation of the local church.  We need strength for daily living which comes through fellowship with other Christians. But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin‟s deceitfulness. Heb. 3:13 17
  18. 18.  We must repent of our sin. “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins be wiped out”. Acts 3:19  “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God”. Rom.3:23  We deserve death and hell. “The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord”. Rom. 6:23 18
  19. 19.  Sunday School membership “We need to equip others for service” 2 Tim 2:2  “God promises to be with you and to strengthen you” Ex. 4:12, Josh 1:9  Commit to do God’s will “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and he will make your paths straight”. Prov. 3:5-6 19
  20. 20.  FBC has many offerings to fit everyone’s family needs. There are children, youth, and adult classes offered, as well as nursery care provided for those 4 and younger.  8:30 classes  9:45 classes  11:15 classes  Direct new members to pick up a Sunday School chart in the foyer OR give them one at the end of service. 20
  21. 21. NAME OF CLASS/RM# TEACHER/AGES  Early Risers #131  Eric Leary all ages 21
  22. 22. NAME OF CLASS/AGES TEACHER/RM# Charles/Debra Mallette  Mission Possible 20s- 30s 129  Always Faithful 25-45 Kirk/Shannon Wales 125 Home Improvement 35-55 Kent Price 115 E.J.Hines class 45-70 co- Rotate teachers conf. ed rm. Sojourners 45-70+ coed Tommy Humphrey MP rm 22
  23. 23. Faholo 50-65 Ann Johnson 132 Outreach (women) 55+ E.Gurganus/D.Brown 128 Crusaders (men) 55- B.Yarborough/S.Peed/ 70+ S.Murrell 126 Elizabeth 55-70+ Patti Bates/B/Murrell 130 Kathryn-Gleaners 60-70+ Connie Phillips 131 S.Shelton/Tom King 127 A Praying Life Adults 23
  24. 24. NAME OF CLASS/AGES TEACHER/RM# Singles 18+ Jeff/Heather Jenkins 129 Genesis Young married JTYoung/Derek Arnold Fellowship Hall-DEF Encouragers 20-45 coed Dave Dula, CJ Lindsey 127 Mustard Seed 21-55+ Mark Jones Fellowship Hall-ABC Still thinking 30-55+ Billy/Linda Weidow Conf.rm Chris Mewborn/Jason Grow’n in Grace 25-55+ Humphrey 132 24
  25. 25. After the honeymoon Steve/Claire (young marrieds with Zawistowski MPrm preschoolers) Doing Life together Ward/Amy Taft or JC/Dixie Sandlin Homebuilders(engaged/ 125 newlyweds) Stan/Tammy Budd 115 Homefront (deployed Katrina Ramirez 131 spouses) 25
  26. 26.  A list of classes will be on the clipboards with new member cards  Bulletins will be on hand to pass out after business meeting  Remind new members also that lists of classes are included in the Visitor and are posted in the hallway  Encourage new members to get involved! 26
  27. 27. The rise in church members and attendees numbers in the hundreds. New measures need to be put into place: Different new member cards developed Take new decisions/salvation to the prayer room for ministry Adjust constitution/bylaws to reflect growing numbers of new members (this takes time) 27
  28. 28.  Comments, questions, reflections, etc can be directed to Lawrence Cole at: education@fbcjax.net  Please email hmkuhns@hotmail.com with confirmation you have completed this portion of the training 28
  29. 29.  See you on March 1st at 5:00 p.m.!  Please bring your questions and concerns to the training.  Thank you! 29