Ethnic Ministries Ministry Action Plan

Vision:

To be a global model for empowering churches of color in becoming vital congregations that win souls for Jesus Christ.   

Mission:

To provide an opportunity for clergy and laity to gather, strategize, and explore new and renewed tools to reach new people for Jesus Christ.
 

Strategic Objectives:

  • Strengthen ethnic minority local churches and ministries.
  • Grow ethnic minority membership in the Conference.
  • Identify new communities of faith.
  • Develop lay & clergy leadership.
  • Build partnerships with churches committed to being healthy, vital and effective.
  • Work to revitalize all ethnic churches represented in the Conference.

Strategy:

Discover Spiritual Leaders by:

  • Recruiting diverse leaders from within and beyond the bounds of the Conference;
  • Discovering resources that strengthen ethnic communities of faith;
  • Providing opportunities to identify youth and young adult leaders;

Develop Spiritual Leaders by:

  • Providing resources for ethnic minority churches;
  • Providing training opportunities to leaders;
  • Engaging in passionate worship;
  • Encouraging multicultural/multiracial communities of faith;
  • Assisting churches in growing quality children & youth programs that can grow disciples;
  • Helping churches connect and sustain relationships with young adults;

Deploy Spiritual Leaders by:

  • Sending spiritual leaders to teach, coach, and mentor potential spiritual leaders;
  • Matching the spiritual leaders gifts with the needs of the local churches;
  • Sending spiritual leaders to witness and thereby recruit future leaders.
Discover, Develop and Deploy Spiritual Leaders to Make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World.