The Connexion Newsletter
This month we’ve published a special REACH edition of our quarterly newsletter.
We are blessed at Christ Church to have funds from REACH, which help grow and strengthen our ministries, such as: Messy Church, Summer Sunday School, communications, and family ministries. Here’s a sneak peak of what you’ll find in this edition:
” REACH BEGAN AS A FUNDRAISING INITIATVIVE IN 2014 TO SUPPORT NEW MINISTRIES AND MISSION IN THE PARISH, IN THE DIOCESE AND IN THE WORLD. As part of this initiatve Christ Church undertook the task of creating an updated Mission Action Plan.
Working together, the parish came up with several mission goals which then helped to shape the scope of what our REACH objectives would be. There were four key areas to our MAP:
a) making necessary changes to attract families with children and youth to our church
b) developing and implementing a strategy to reach out to new people and incorporate them into the life of the parish.
c) provide opportunities for Christian education and spiritual formation at every age and stage of life
d) strengthen the process by which members are called and equipped for ministry and leadership within the parish and the community.
In narrowing the focus of REACH it was decided that the two key areas upon which to focus should be: family ministry and
the development and implementation of a communications strategy. To that end, we have been concentrating our efforts on these two key areas and here is what we have been doing, to date…”
To read more about this outreach at Christ Church, check out our newsletter by reading online, or downloading the pdf below. Without REACH, this newsletter would not be possible! Thank you to all supplied photos and contributed their stories. You help help spread the mission and message of Christ Church.