Potomac Assemblies of God. District Strategic Plan First Steps. WHERE do we go from here? HOW will we get there?. Planning Retreat Team:. Larry Hickey Ken Burtram Frank Potter Stefanie Chappell.
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District Strategic Plan First Steps
Larry Hickey Ken Burtram Frank Potter Stefanie Chappell
Rob Seagears Kevin Dawson Bobby Basham Brenda Burns
Gary Butler Wayne Rimmer Jimmie Blair
Scott Leib Wayne Mancari Mark Morrow Patrick Grach Joel Flower Melissa Linn
Manassas A/G Cornerstone, Richmond Crosswalk, Williamsburg Lifehouse, Hagerstown Lifehouse, Winchester Bethel, Hagerstown
Brook Hicks Rob Rhoden Sally Herman Chris McMillan J. Karampatsos Wes Johnson
Central, Cumberland Commonwealth Chapel Chi Alpha Laurel, MD, First Cedarville, Brandywine Alexandria, First
Johnny Green Derrick Amsler Ben Rainey Pete Bullette Carlos Martinez Andy Casper
Bethel, Savage MD Crossroads, Charlestown Severn River Church Chi Alpha, UVA Manassas, Lighthouse South County Ch
These leaders plus the entire District staff & BOARD OF PRESBYTERS reviewed the plan
We have a vast harvest field of 13.8 Million People
1 in 20
Americans live in the Potomac District
Over 2.5 Million
Since 1990 to
13.8 Million and
Is projected to be
14.5 Million by 20152010 Population by Section
66% of our 13.8 million people live in one of these four population centers – over 9 million people
Leverage our resources and focus intentional church planting and creative ministry strategies on reaching the 9 million people in our four population centers
(66% of our 13.8 million people in the Potomac District)
In essence, the mission field has come to us.
44% Not Married
That our ministers as a group become more diverse in gender and ethnicity to better reach our diverse harvest field.
We have fewer young people entering A/G ministry and our average ministerial age is growing older.
69% under 50
Average Age: 37.6
39% under 50
Become the organization young leaders want to be part of
Recruit, develop, involve, and give opportunity to many young leaders causing our average ministerial age to grow younger
The majority of our churches are small, and a number of our churches are struggling.
22% of our churches are over 200
78% of our churches are under 200
78% of our churches have roughly 1/3rd of our attendance
22% of our churches have roughly 2/3rd of our attendance
(How many people in attendance for ONE convert, water baptism or Holy Spirit baptism per year)
5 Years ago of 7%
(14 churches net)
Challenge #4 our churches are struggling.
Break the institutional, cultural and spiritual barriers that have limited the effectiveness of many of our churches so that the MAJORITY of our churches become HEALTHY and have significant COMMUNITY IMPACT.
Get the right people on the bus and in the right seats . . .
GOALS, NEXT STEPS