Discipleship

Our Discipleship Path

WE LIVE AS DISCIPLES OF JESUS CHRIST AS WE WORSHIP, GROW, GIVE, SERVE AND SHARE.

We want to create opportunities for all people to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ and our discipleship pathway is designed to help you grow as a disciple of Jesus Christ. These practices will lead us on the journey of loving God and neighbor.

WHAT IS A DISCIPLE? HOW DO I GROW IN MY FAITH?

A disciple is a person who follows Jesus by engaging in spiritual practices to worship, grow, give, serve and share. A person engaging in these practices will grow in their love of God and neighbor. We invite you to grow in your faith by adding a practice, taking a next step or growing deeper.

Worship

We worship every Sunday at 9: 30 a.m. by gathering to sing, pray, listen for God’s word in scripture and consider what it means for us today.

  1. Starting Point – Attend worship less than once a month
  2. Next Steps – Attend worship 1 to 3 times per month
  3. Going Deeper – Worship every week unless sick or out of town

Grow

We grow in love of God and neighbor by connecting with others in small groups and engaging in daily spiritual practices on our own.

  1. Starting Point
  • Group / Class – Christianity 101
  • Individual – Occasional use of spiritual practices

2. Next Steps

  • Group / Class – Bible 101
  • Individual – Regular use of spiritual practices

3. Going Deeper

  • Group / Class – Meet weekly as part of a life group
  • Individual – Daily use of spiritual practices1. 

Give

We give financially to invest in God’s ministry and mission and create an opportunity for God to work through us and our church.

  1. Starting Point – Give in Sunday offering, Christmas Eve and Easter Offering
  2. Next Steps – Make an annual commitment and give in proportion to your income
  3. Going Deeper – Make an annual commitment and give in proportion to your income at a tithe (10%) and beyond

Serve

  • We serve others in our congregation, in our community, in Dawson County and beyond as part of God’s transformation of the world.
  1. Starting Point –Occasional or once a month volunteer

2. Next Steps 

  • Member of a committee or team
  • Occasional service beyond the walls

3. Going Deeper

  • Leader of a committee or team
  • Ongoing service beyond the walls

Share

We share our faith by inviting others to connect with God and sharing our experience of life as a follower of Jesus Christ.

  1. Starting Point – Share your faith through bringing others to church
  2. Next Steps – Share your faith through personal testimony
  3. Going Deeper – Regularly share your faith with others through invitation and witness
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