2016 Vision Sunday

At the morning service January 3, Pastor Chris Webb shared with us a challenging set of goals for Antioch Baptist Church for 2016 and beyond. He provided a printed handout so we could consider and pray over the goals.

In case you were unable to be with us, here is the text of the handout. This list is long, as is our vision, but we are trusting God to make it possible.

2016 Goals

Sunday School

  • Increase Sunday School Attendance to 100
  • Implement Teacher/Leadership Training
  • Increase Class Options
  • Start 2 new Sunday School Classes
  • Sunday School High Attendance Day of 120
  • Van Route Each Sunday

Outreach & Evangelism

  • Begin a Monthly REACH Ministry
  • Print Church Tract Brochures
  • Door-to-door canvassing and Tract Distribution
  • Take gifts to 1st time guest who visited in the past 30 days
  • Community Outreach projects that share Christ’s Love
  • Mail a Quarterly Newsletter from Antioch

Recreation Ministry

  • Summer Camps for Basketball & Soccer
  • UPWARD Basketball in the Fall
  • Church Softball Team / League
  • Finish Field and Plant Grass
  • Sports Fellowship Nights

Facility Project Goals

  • Beautify Grounds and Facilities
  • Parking Lot Repair / Replacement
  • Dependable Transportation suited for all Groups
  • Build New Out Building for Lawn Equipment
  • Live Stream Sunday Services for under $100 a month

Spritual Growth

  • Increase Salvations and Baptisms through our ministries
  • Leaders to become more Faithful and Grow in their own walk
  • Membership to increase in Attendance
  • Increase Volunteer Participation
  • Lead in Minimum Standards for Service
  • Marriage, Couples, and/or Family Retreat

Youth Ministry

  • Follow Jesus, not simply believe in Jesus
  • Take 15 teens to Summer Camp
  • Increase Youth Group Attendance
  • Organize and start a Young Adult Choir
  • Have periodic Youth Sundays
  • Have a Regular Teen Church Service

Children’s Ministry

  • Have 100 kids registered at VBS
  • Take kids to Junior Camp
  • Give God our Very Best in Children’s Ministry
  • Enlist, Train, and Support volunteers for Kids Church
  • Have 30 in Kid’s Church by June 2016