Here we are, beginning a new year in a new church. As part of the first Sunday of 2011, my husband presented his vision for our church during our first annual Vision Night. I know I'm pretty excited about upcoming events in our church, and I believe our church family is excited too!
Let me share some of the changes we're making and some of the events coming up. First, our outreach program is expanding and changing. Because our church building is owned by another church, when they want to make changes in their service times, we have to be flexible and accommodate their schedule. Beginning next Sunday morning, our Sunday morning service will begin at 9:00. Naturally, this newer time will affect our bus routes. So we're moving our bus ministry to Wednesday nights, from 7:00 to 8:00. That's one of the first changes. Our main soulwinning time will move to Saturday morning, and on Tuesday nights we'll be visiting the bus route. A little different, but we're pretty excited about the changes to the children's ministry.
Our first event of the year is our Winter Revival, later this month. My husband has a King James Bible 400th Anniversary Bible Conference scheduled in March. Our Missions Conference is in April, and we're hosting our first Youth Conference in July! Vacation Bible School and Family Camp follow in August, with a Fall Revival in September. What an exciting year of service and revival! I can't wait!
All the changes and activities have one purpose: to bring others to Christ. We'd love to see our church grow, the children and teens have fun, and have great times of fellowship together throughout the year, but we have to keep the main thing the main thing. I hope to come to next year's Vision Night with a report of souls saved and baptized and lives changed for the glory of God.
We wish you all a great New Year and pray that your lives are full of service for the Lord in 2011. We're excited, and now it's time to get busy!