St Marks Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal

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St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts +

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word Church Annual Meeting January 15, 2012

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts +

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word Church • Financials • Vestry Elections • A Look at Our Ministry

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts +

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word Church Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. ” The Great Commission Matt 28: 16 -20

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Servant Leadership Shared Ministry Called to be Christ Centered Touching

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Servant Leadership Shared Ministry Called to be Christ Centered Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word

The current church culture in North America is on life support. • Living off

The current church culture in North America is on life support. • Living off the work, money, and energy of previous generations. • The plug will be pulled when the money runs out v 80 percent of money given to congregations comes from people 55 and older • Or the generation of institutional loyalists die, --- or both. Reggie Mc. Neal The Present Future

 • Membership in the Episcopal Church grew from 1. 1 million members in

• Membership in the Episcopal Church grew from 1. 1 million members in 1925 to over 3. 4 million members in the mid-1960 s, an all time high. • Between 1970 and 1990, membership declined from about 3. 2 million to about 2. 4 million. • In 2010 the Episcopal Church had a baptized membership of 1, 951, 907, making it the nation's 14 th largest denomination. 3. 4 Million to 1. 9 Million in 50 years

 • Median attendance in Episcopal congregations was 66 in 2009, • The median

• Median attendance in Episcopal congregations was 66 in 2009, • The median age of Episcopalians is 57; fewer and fewer young people identify with TEC. • Unless the median age drops significantly or life expectancy increases very rapidly, half of all Episcopalians will die in the next 18 years.

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts +

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word Church 2005 Average Sunday Attendance 123 Annual General Operating Funds $260, 000 2011 Average Sunday Attendance 153 Annual General Operating Funds $330, 000

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts +

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word Church Not Just Numbers • • • Healing Service DOK Wednesday Night Bible Study Wednesday Eucharist Belmont Bible Study Seder Great Easter Vigil Home Coming Youth Mission Trips Habitat for Humanity Service at Covenant Village Choir Ministry to Retirement Communities

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts +

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word Church It is not about numbers It is not about saving the institutional church It is all about the Kingdom BCP pages 854 -855

Sunday Morning Adult Formation Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations • • • Radical Hospitality

Sunday Morning Adult Formation Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations • • • Radical Hospitality Passionate Worship Intentional Faith Development Risk-taking Mission and Service Extravagant Generosity

Old model with Vestry in Charge Rector & Wardens Pastoral Care Christian Formation Building

Old model with Vestry in Charge Rector & Wardens Pastoral Care Christian Formation Building & Grounds Finance Communications Parish Life Worship Stewardship Outreach Youth

The New model for the Vestry is about • • • Prayer Discernment Being

The New model for the Vestry is about • • • Prayer Discernment Being Freed for Visioning

Newcomers Retention St. Mark’s 101 Class Ushers & Greeters Sponsors Hospitality Support Team •

Newcomers Retention St. Mark’s 101 Class Ushers & Greeters Sponsors Hospitality Support Team • The Support Team will consist of 3 or more people. • The Ministry Team Leader will be someone who is passionate about and has gifts for the ministry. • Each Support Team will have a Vestry Liaison who may or may not be the Team Leader

Newsletter Email Facebook Social Media Newspaper Phone Digital Bulletin Board Communications Support Team Web

Newsletter Email Facebook Social Media Newspaper Phone Digital Bulletin Board Communications Support Team Web Bulletin Board

LEM Home Meals Missing in Worship Bereavement Family Hardship Pastoral Care Support Team Hospital

LEM Home Meals Missing in Worship Bereavement Family Hardship Pastoral Care Support Team Hospital Visit Healthcare

Salvation Army Habitat CAM Angel Tree With Friends IHN GCFN Retirement Home Back Pack

Salvation Army Habitat CAM Angel Tree With Friends IHN GCFN Retirement Home Back Pack Outreach Support Team

Youth Classes Adult Classes DOK Bible Study BSA Advent/Lenten Programs VBS ECW Nursery Christian

Youth Classes Adult Classes DOK Bible Study BSA Advent/Lenten Programs VBS ECW Nursery Christian Formation Support Team

Music Acolytes Altar Guild Lay Readers Decorating the Church Worship Support Team Chalicist Children’s

Music Acolytes Altar Guild Lay Readers Decorating the Church Worship Support Team Chalicist Children’s Chapel

Annual Pledge Ministry & Gifts Stewardship Support Team Environmental

Annual Pledge Ministry & Gifts Stewardship Support Team Environmental

Endowment Board Audit Financial Support Team Budget

Endowment Board Audit Financial Support Team Budget

Maintenance & Repairs Security Columbarium Beautification Playground Building & Grounds Support Team

Maintenance & Repairs Security Columbarium Beautification Playground Building & Grounds Support Team

Christmas Dinner Fall Picnic Spring Picnic Cider & Cookies Pictures/Video Sports Special Events Parish

Christmas Dinner Fall Picnic Spring Picnic Cider & Cookies Pictures/Video Sports Special Events Parish Life Support Team Home Coming Bishop Reception Historian

Please Bring It

Please Bring It

Designing Position Descriptions • • • Position Title: Purpose of the Position: Responsibilities: Qualifications:

Designing Position Descriptions • • • Position Title: Purpose of the Position: Responsibilities: Qualifications: Amount of Time Required: When is Ministry Performed: • • • Length of Commitment: Training Provided: Responsible to: Support Provided: Last Reviewed:

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts +

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word Church Now these are the gifts Christ gave to the church: the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, and the pastors and teachers to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, This will continue until we all come to such unity in our faith and knowledge of God's Son that we will be mature in the Lord, measuring up to the full and complete standard of Christ. Ephesians 4: 11 -13

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts +

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word Church Institution (Discipleship) Kingdom (Apostleship)

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts +

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word Church Review Work in Progress Reorganized for ministry It is about becoming disciples It is all about the Kingdom

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts +

St. Mark’s Called to be Christ Centered Episcopal Touching Lives + Transforming Hearts + Teaching God’s Word Church Questions?