Ministry Teams

These two teams lead in fulfilling our three priorities:

Encouraging/Strengthening Team: Our purpose is to encourage churches toward health and to strengthen churches to make disciples. Our three person team with the Associational Missionary meet monthly the fourth Tuesday at 8 AM.

Our goals are to

1.  Begin Prayer Strategy of encouraging churches to pray for one another by end of 2018.
2.  Begin THRIVE Roundtable for pastors and church leaders by end of 2018.
3.  By end of 2018 hold a Sunday School Training in partnership with Open Groups and    Faith Development, GBMB.

Evangelism/Missions Team: Our purpose is to partner with churches to reach people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our three person team with the Associational Missionary meet monthly on     the third Thursday at noon.

Our goals are to

1. Continue to promote participation of our churches in ministry at Jake’s Day with ongoing evaluation based on evangelistic effectiveness and with full evaluation as to continuation by end of 2019.
2. Continue to promote participation of our churches in Santa’s Helpers ministry with ongoing evaluation based on evangelistic effectiveness and with full evaluation as to continuation by end of 2019.
3. Continue to promote participation of our churches in the Mell Food Pantry with an evangelistic emphasis with ongoing evaluation based on evangelistic effectiveness and with full evaluation as to continuation by end of 2019.
4. Continue to promote participation in outreach at Downtown Holiday Christmas Celebration with ongoing evaluation based on evangelistic effectiveness and with full evaluation as to continuation by end of 2019.
5. Select, promote, and carry out at least one Mell Mission Trip within Georgia by the end of 2018.
6. Select, promote, and carry out at least one Mell Mission Trip in North America by the end of 2019.
7. Select, promote, and carry out at least one International Mell Mission Trip by the end of 2020.
8. Pursue relationships with African-American pastors and churches for partnering with African-American churches to more effectively minister in the African-American community by the end of 2018.