- Make a congregational assessment based on current leadership, history of the congregation, population, facilities and growth potential. We call this your HANGER session. (Hanger is an acronym: H = history, A = advantages, N = needs, G = goals, E = excuses, R = Resolve.)
- Get to know the congregation.
- Make final observations and suggestions.
- Plan for the next visit.
- We “brain storm” with the congregation to find out what they want to do and are willing to commit to. We call this your TAKEOFF session (Takeoff is an acronym: T = tell us what you want from us, A = actions taken since last meeting, K = know your role, E = events, O = operations, F = future plans, F = follow up)
- Have the congregation start building a prospect list.
- Plan for an event such as “friends’ day.”
- Finish the prospect list.
- Begin teaching Trenches. This is an Outreach Training and Visitation Ministry.
- Teach Foundations. This is how to nurture and teach new Christians.
- Check on the progress of Trenches training.
- Teach “Circle of Influence.” This is five lessons on how to influence people and find prospects.
- Show the congregation how to use “50 ways to save your neighbor.”
We can cover all or some of the below, depending on the congregation’s needs.
- Singing workshop
- Song-leader training
- Bible class and classroom development
- We’ll teach “Digging tools.” These are tools for Bible study; we will also introduce New Life Behavior.
- We can provide training in advertisement, tech help (Facebook, website, etc.)
- We can help with materials and research.
- We can provide leadership training.
- We may even be able to help with building and grounds maintenance.
This is a general overview, this program schedule can change depending on the needs of the congregation.
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