Additional Workshops

Community Needs Assessment

This one day workshop will provide resources for the church focused on how to conduct a community needs assessment. We will walk through how to use demographic information to help determine needs. We will provide resources on conducting a "Get-O-Graphics" profile which is designed to move people into the community to help determine needs. We will model how to ask five simple questions that provides a wealth of information. Finally, we will demonstrate what to do with all this information to build effective bridges into the community.

Opening the Front Door & Cloing the Back Door

This one day workshop focuses on best practices on how to best open the front door of the church in the 21st century with a focus on building bridges into the community. Secondly, we talk about the importance of keeping the front door open by paying attention to first impressions. Finally, we talk about closing the back door and how to build a quality follow up and assimilation process.

We will provide several resources for follow-up in building your plan.

Reaching those under 40 while keeping those over 40

This one day workshop is designed for pastors, lay leaders and those concerned about how to connect with and reach this generation (those under 40) for Christ while continuing to disciple and care for those who have been a part of the church (those over 40) for years.  

We will focus on understanding and embracing the differences between the generations. We will look at the world as viewed by the different lenses of the generations.  We will talk about how these differences and lenses impact and shape decision making; communication; the role of meetings; the role of volunteers;  staffing; accountability; discipleship; evangelism; membership and Bible Study in the local church.  We will talk about next step strategies focused on how to be more effective at reaching and keeping. Finally, we will talk about the importance of pacing change. 

Understanding and Reaching this Generation

This one day workshop is designed for pastors, lay leaders and those concerned about how to connect with and reach this generation.

  • Building a Strong Foundation
  • Understanding this Generation
  • Engaging this Generation
  • Connecting this Generation
  • Discipling this Generation
  • Multiply