What is a
A thriving congregation shares radical hospitality in all areas of ministry and service, is passionate in the worship of God in Christ Jesus, is rooted in faith development that is biblical and increases knowledge of the changing cultural landscape in which it serves, is committed to risk-taking mission and service, and is highly generous in sharing and willing to sacrifice, resulting in joyous giving out of love for God and neighbor.
5 Key Characteristics
Intentional Faith Development
Risk-Taking Mission and Service
Note: The characteristics and definitions provided are adapted from the “Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations,” by Robert Schnase.