A look ahead to 2018 goals and plans

Posted on January 3, 2018.

Happy New Year! This time of the year provides an opportunity to reflect on how God has worked through Clay Center Christian Church—including the top 20 highlights of 2017—and to look at what plans and goals lay ahead. While we trust that God will open up many opportunities during the upcoming year, He has moved hearts toward fulfilling the following goals in 2018:

Opportunities to CONNECT

  • Finish the playground and installation of outdoor basketball hoops
  • Install a bell tower
  • Install dimmable lights in the Worship Center
  • Establish Intersection Meal Groups in the 10 communities served by CCCC
  • Enable online streaming of worship services/sermons
  • Update technology/equipment in CCCC building

Opportunities to GROW

  • Provide sermon series alternating between an Old and New Testament book
  • Offer elective Bible classes on topics to strengthen and rebuild families and the church
  • Develop coleaders for all ministry teams and co-teachers for all small groups and Bible classes
  • Offer regular prayer vigils for CCCC
  • Launch a Recovery Group for those struggling with hurts, habits and hang ups
  • Expand the Small Groups Ministry

Opportunities to INVITE

  • Plan more family outreach events
  • Refresh the CCCC building by finishing painting the walls and updating signage
  • Launch a Mom’s Group to provide support to mothers of young children
  • Host more men’s, women’s, and other simulcasts

Opportunities to SERVE

  • Plan another Serve Day
  • Plan a children’s outreach event at Manna Camp near Spring Ranch
  • Organize a church security team
  • Develop regular outreach in Harvard Courts
  • Involve more people on regular basis with local Mission partners—Miriam’s Hope, Wellspring, Crossroads Center, Clay Co Food Pantry, etc.
  • Help with seasonal events hosted by CC Community Club or other organizations