Dream Sessions bring new ideas, enthusiasm, and an expectation that
Great Things Await EPWORTH
What is God’s dream for Epworth in the next 2-5 years? This question was the basis for Dream Gatherings that were held in homes and church throughout October and November. It was a great time of fellowship where people had a chance to get to know one another and to dream together about Epworth’s future. So what is next?
Those who facilitated the Dream Gatherings will be sharing all the dreams with the congregation in January. Through a prayerful process of discernment, priorities will surface seeing where there is synergy and consensus from all our Gatherings. These priorities will be presented to the Church Council in late January and, after consideration and approval, will be presented to the congregation as the “Emerging Ministries” component of our Capital Campaign that will be launched later in 2012.
Many dreams/ideas will be immediately referred to our Pathways that have responsibilities for various areas of ministry and resources where they can put these into their planning for the future. Some dreams are already being addressed by our Pathways so they can share the status of their work.
So watch for the “dreams”. Great things await Epworth through God’s grace and our faithful response!