Key Focuses of our Outreach/Witness: We can’t do everything but we can do things that matter most in our context. If we strive to do these things well, we will continue to make a difference in the lives of people in our church and community. Notice that many of these objectives are interdependent.
Economic Empowerment: Helping people obtain financial stability through a variety of support, teaching.
Examples of how we foster this: Scholarship Fund, Home Ownership Workshops, Jobs 4 Life Curriculum, Mission Outreach, Caritas Partnership, Financial Fundamentals, VITA Volunteer Income Tax Program, Job Fair, Business Support.
Educational Empowerment: Helping people to be empowered through educational support. When we learn more, we can achieve more.
Examples of how we foster this: Scholarship Fund events and activities, Moving Up/Graduate Sunday, School Partnerships, Supply Drives, Tutoring, Spiritual Gifts Assessment and Teaching, Discover Me Curriculum (2019), WAR classes, etc. Training and Development opportunities for church ministries and staff.
Employment Empowerment: Helping people to sustain themselves through job training and support during the in between.
Examples of how we foster this: Being a host site for Jobs for Life, providing internship opportunities to seminary students and much more!