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A 5-Year Vision Reaching to 2025

 

 

“But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion,

and ran and embraced him and kissed him.”          Luke 15:20

 

 

 

“Time to run and embrace opportunities of rapid growth in our community.”

·       Double the number of neighborhood life groups, ministry groups and connection experiences by 2022.

·       Triple again by 2025.

·       Start two new congregations.

·       That every Anastasia location have a meaningful presence in at least one of our schools.

 

 

“Time to run and embrace the challenges of families.

·       Establish an intentional process for resourcing parents in discipling their children. 

·       Create an intentional network for helping healthy home life as a nursery of faith.

·       Provide intentional support ministries in areas of marriage risk at every location.

·       Expand expand Re|Engage ministry to three locations.

·       Provide safe, secure and best quality facilities for family ministry at each location.

 

 

 “Time to run and embrace the strength of our leadership.

·       Create a path to identify and train new leaders.

·       In 2022, Celebrate 50 years of strong ministry in St. Johns County,

·       By 2025, identify, train, equip, encourage, and empower 50 new leaders sending them into ministry.

 

 

“Time to run and embrace the power of our mission.”

·       That 600 believers will embrace their role as missionaries by 2022.

·       Able to share faith in Jesus simply and easily.

·       Able to pass on core values of faith in Jesus Christ.

·       Serving in a disciple-making ministry, event, or mission trip.

·       That 2,025 believers would embrace their role as missionary by 2025

·       Engage in 20,000 gospel conversations.

·       Support church planting in 7 locations globally.


 

JOIN US IN FULFILLING

 
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TIME TO PRAY URGENTLY TO THE LORD OF THE HARVEST (Luke 10:2)

·       Pray for church leaders and a new generation of leaders at all levels to follow closely the Lord’s direction.

·       Pray for marriages and families to be strengthened.

·       Pray for a spirit of urgency and compassion for those without Jesus to fill our hearts.

·       Pray for opportunities to share the truth and love of Jesus Christ.

·       Pray for boldness and urgency as God leads you personally to step out in faith in new “Time to Run” directions.

 

 

TIME TO RUN YOUR RACE AS A MISSIONARY TO GO AND MAKE DISCIPLES. (Matthew 28:19-20)

·       Be one of the 2025 missionaries sent out from Anastasia.

·       Learn to share the main truths of salvation in Jesus Christ.

·       Be a disciple maker every day by embracing core values of our faith in Jesus and sharing them with others.

·       Engage in the mission by serving in ministry, going on a mission trip, volunteering with one of our community partners, volunteering in one of our schools,

·       Be a part of starting a life group in your home or neighborhood.

 

 

TIME TO SOW FOR THE HARVEST (2 Corinthians 9:6-10).

·       General Budget. Provides for current and ongoing ministries and proper staffing support, facilities support to continue quality ministry, as well as, to reach TIME TO RUN goals.

·       ACTS: 1:8 Mission Fund. Provides for community and international ministry partnerships, direct missionary support, mission trips, Bible college and seminary scholarships, and regular missions offering.

·       For Generations to Come (Building Fund): Provides funds for the brick and mortar needs of security and up-to-date ministry spaces for families at each location.