Vital Congregations

What is a vital congregation?

Vital congregations equip and empower people to be disciples of Jesus Christ in their homes and communities in Indiana and abroad.

Vital congregations are:

• Spirit-filled, forward-leaning communities of believers that welcome all people (Gal.3:28)
• Places where disciples of Jesus Christ are made through the power of the Holy Spirit (Matt. 28:18-20)
• Communities that serve like Christ through justice and mercy ministries (Micah 6:8, Luke 4:17-21)

Vital Congregations have:

• Inviting and inspiring worship
• Engaged disciples in mission and outreach
• Gifted, empowered and equipped lay leadership
• Effective, equipped and inspired clergy leadership
• Small Group ministries
• Strong children’s & youth ministries

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For questions, please contact Lisa Timmerman at or 317.924.1321 ext 1020.

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