Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists 1 Strategic Plan 2002 - 2006 Strategic Planning 2 Planning + Strategic Thinking = Strategic Planning Mission Statement 3 Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists is following the Lord Jesus Christ in proclaiming the Everlasting Gospel as highlighted in the Three Angels’ Messages of Revelation 14, working through its many agencies to impact communities in preparing for His imminent return. Vision Statement 4 Infused by the Holy Spirit, every member transformed and anchored in the body of Christ, in readiness for His return. Strategic Issues 5 Growth and Consolidation Unity Quality of Life Education Growth and Consolidation 6 To effect continuous growth and consolidation in membership, establishing new congregations, and increasing financial resources. Unity 7 To foster harmony among believers in church life, standards and practice, doctrine, and organization. Quality of Life 8 To create an atmosphere in which members will demonstrate the character of Christ in lifestyle values and wholistic living. Education 9 To restore God’s image in humanity, nurturing and developing practical preparation and commitment for sacrificial service. Growth and Consolidation 10 Evangelism Nurturing Activities Increase Financial Resources Positive Impact on Community Tenure of Pastoral Service Unity 11 Doctrine Believers Organization Worship Church Standards Gender Equality Quality of Life 12 Physical and Mental Well-being Emotional and Spiritual Well-being Environmental Model Citizenship Economic Faithfulness Participation Education 13 Accessing Funding Recruitment and Enrollment Training Communication and Technology Promotion Education (cont’d) 14 Continuing Education Transmission of Heritage Mentoring Tutorial Modeling Jesus in Ministry 15 Follow more the model found in the teaching of Jesus. Example: One-to-One – Nicodemus, Woman at the Well Small Group – twelve disciples Family Friend – friend of Lazarus and his 2 sisters- Mary & Martha Modeling Jesus (cont’d) 16 Sending out disciples two by two Luke 9: 1-2, Luke 10: 1 Find practical ways for each member to preach the gospel by showing his/her religion in real life. Take time to learn from one another and help one another Practical Areas 17 Community Service Feed and clothe the poor among us Encourage and affirm Help provide housing for the homeless Prayer Ministry Praise Ministry Practical Areas (cont’d) 18 Prison Ministry AIDS Support Ministry Tutorial Programme – Help for student, adult literacy, Bible Study etc. Mentoring programme NB: Every aspect of the church’s spiritual ministry is tied directly to an activity that meets the temporal needs of its members. Measure the Church’s Real Success 19 Not in numbers, but in lives. Our Inspiration: The way Christ focused His attention on the downtrodden, the social outcast, the powerless. Christ was known for His commitment to social action. The Results 20 The Church will be a filling station Regular (monthly/quarterly) additions of new members by baptism. Always a full church of every category of people. All together, members will keep on serving one another. Readiness for the coming of Jesus.