A movement of discerning God's will today for the Village Church of tomorrow.

Exodus 33:15
And he said to him, "If your presence will not go with me, do not bring us up from here."

Mission-Vision-Values-Strategy document

Tasks completed:

  • 2019: Assessment by interim pastor and congregation noting the need for a fresh articulation of Village Church's Mission-Vision-Values
  • November 2019: Leadership retreat for brainstorming, prayer, and discussion
  • 2020: Pastor David and Elders form a strategic discernment team to spearhead the church-wide process
  • January 2020: All staff meeting for brainstorming, prayer, and discussion
  • January 2020: Staff/Elder retreat for brainstorming, prayer, and discussion
  • April 2020: Membership meeting update on the discernment process
  • May 2020: Prayer and introductory meeting for the strategic discernment team
  • June 2020: Discernment team meeting to discuss Values: Who We Are
  • July 2020: All church prayer initiative begins for the discernment process
  • August 2020: Two days of prayer and working to articulate Village Church's values
  • September 2020: Two sub-teams work on word-smithing value statements
  • September 2020: Two days of meetings discussing God's Mission and Village Church's Mission
  • November 2020: Two days working on the mission statement
  • December 2020: Sub-team worked on shaping the mission statement
  • January 2021: Two days working on vision statement. Additional edits to the mission statement are made.
  • February 2021: Two days working on vision statement and strategy.
  • March 2021: Worked on vision & strategy.
  • May 2021: Worked on strategy.