The Canada and Bermuda territory has identified 7 Strategic Priorities which should govern our focus and efforts in ministry and mission. Strategic Priority #6 - The Gospel and Transformation has become the responsibility and focus of the Corps Mission Resource department.
The Gospel and Transformation
Goal: To share the gospel, lead people to Christ and nurture them in their faith
- Provide evangelism training and resources that empower Salvationists and others to share their faith
- Adapt outreach methods to best reach people for Christ
- Encourage ministry units to work and witness outside of their buildings to bring hope to their communities
- Embrace cultural diversity with sensitivity and openness
- Care for all creation as an act of worship to God
- Create diverse opportunities for worship grounded in Salvation Army doctrine and practice
- Celebrate stories of transformation and new life in Christ
A four part focus (Pray | Love | Ask | Nurture PLAN) to increase intentionality and opportunities to share the gospel with family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. Can be used as a four part Sunday or small group engagement tool.
The .zip file contains printable cards for each focus, an explanatory document, a powerpoint set of slides, and images to be used to create other complementary tools.
Download: PLAN Evangelism.zip
|PROGRAMS AND SERIES|
|World-famous leaders and inspiring stories. 11 weeks. Well known hosts. VIRTUAL FRIENDLY Visit Alpha
||Family oriented program to attract new people from the community. Find out More||How do members prepare to share their hope in Christ? VIRTUAL FRIENDLY RightNowMedia
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STATISTICS: Upcoming Changes
|Small group multi-session learning engagement on evangelism. A great opportunity for officers and leader to expand their thinking. VIRTUAL FRIENDLY Register||2 Sessions for corps leaders, instruction on Mercy Seat Counselling. Can be adapted to be VIRTUAL FRIENDLY. Download
|Four week emphasis for encouraging members to engage with their neighbours and friends. Download||3 Week personal devotional follow up for new believers. www.saMinistryHelps.ca|
READY TO SERVE MODULE: WITNESSING
View this module if you are an RTS Leader with access. 4 weeks on teaching how to witness
Find out more about Ready To Serve
|For Leaders: activities, suggestions and guidance for Leading a Child to Christ
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Apr18TueKeep them coming back! April 18, 2017 by Corps Ministries
Here are 5 easy things you can do, to increase the probability of having guests return again sooner!
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1. Make sure you have greeters with name tags at your door, to welcome people, and give assistance as needed.
2. Advertise your upcoming sermon series, special community or fellowship events, Easter, special Mother's Day service, Canada Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and fundraisers - either in your printed material or from the pulpit. Remember to use inclusive language.
3. Prepare a slide, series of slides, or printed handout to promote upcoming events. Make sure you include your contact information, website or facebook address!
4. Use a visitor card system or have your greeter personally introduce visitors to the pastor and collect contact info. This gives you even greater opportunity to follow up later. But, don't use them and NOT follow up!
5. Place key people at the door as people leave, to recognize and intentionally speak with every visitor/guest. Provide a handout as they go, with information and contact numbers.