Wednesday, March 09, 2011

on church part 3


Our church plant is still in the planning stage.

There are about 30 members in our core group. During this phase, core group members will be hosting Open Houses. We will invite family, friends, neighbors, co-workers to our homes to learn what Harvest is about and more importantly about Jesus Christ.

We will be hosting our Open House next month. I've already invited a few people and Pat has invited some guys from the gym.

We are pretty excited. Our official launch date is September 11.

Starting a new church entails lots of work. Pat has spent a few dozen hours of work on the text for the website (it is not up and running yet, but I'll post a link when the web designer has it finished). Pat is also the treasurer.

As of last Friday, I am the Children's ministry director. I'm reviewing curriculum right now - any suggestions?

And Becky, the daffodil's in yesterday's picture are not in our yard (ours are a few days away from blooming, although many in the area are in full bloom).

I took this photo at the state park two years ago. These flowers were growing alongside an old farmhouse. The farmhouse was long gone, though the foundation was still visible. And the daffodils planted by the farmer's wife many decades ago, still bring beauty today.

That is my prayer for our church. That the foundation, Jesus Christ, will always be visible. And that the planting we do today will be bringing forth fruit for decades to come.

3 comments:

Becky said...

Thanks for answering my question with such a worthy goal. I wish you all the best with this church plant. It is very exciting to be a part of a church plant.

Anonymous said...

Best of success in your new and challenging venture.
A worthy endeavor.

Cheri said...

Thank you both!