Vision 20/20: is a development project which includes a major capital campaign. The use of the capital campaign is intended to maximize the overall mission and ministry at WoodlawnFaith United Methodist Church.

Vision 20/20: is designed with four (4) phases in mind. It is designed to be a transformation process that educates the body, creates interest, and passion for the next faith filled steps at Woodlawn Faith.
 
Vision 20/20: is based on the listening sessions held in 2016 along with input from prayer walks that have been held.
 
Vision2020:  is developed around a four missional focus that employs several fundamental goals for moving Woodlawn faith into the next dimension. The four missional prospective consist of Evangelism, Justice and Service, leadership and discipleship. The targeted goals are missional, educational, worship attendance, relationship/educational goals and physical goals.

PHASE 1

Phase I 2017 (Worship Center Redevelopment, Community Engagement)

Missions Goal

  1. To have at least 25% of congregation involved in monthly mission projects.
  2. Youth participating in domestic missions. Particularly ages 13-19 at WoodlawnFaith Church (Summer, Fall, Winter)
  1. Education Goals
  1. Partner with local schools and apartment neighbors over the summer assisting in core subjects.
  2. Rebranding Woodlawn Faith United Methodist Church (Woodlawn Faith Church)
  1. Newly Developed Website, Mobile App & Social Media outlets. (intentional, high energy photos)
  2. Worship Attendance Goals
  3. Increase attendance by 30% including new online worshipping community.
  4. Increase the number of guest in attendance for morning worship.
  5. Develop and implement
  6. Relationship/Education Goals
  7. Incarceration Ministry
  8. Seminary Ministry Partnership
  9. Wesley Theological Seminary & The Lily Foundation
    1. $20,000 a year grant for Urban and Economic Development and Ministry.
    2. A Three year $60,000 project.
    3. Application open July 1, 2017-Nov.2017
  10. Physical Goals
  11. WoodlawnFaith Sanctuary Facelift
    1. $30,000 Multipurpose project
      1. Chairs in the sanctuary (300)
      2. Chairs in the fellowship hall (100)
  • Carpet in the Sanctuary
  1. Carpet in the boardroom
  2. Gold 190 0 00 or more
  3. Silver 500-900
  • Bronze—250-499
  • Contribution 100-249
 
PHASE 2

Phase II 2018

  1. Missions Goals
  1. Partnering with Rising Hope in at least three ministries. One to be the hypothermia ministry in the winter.
  2. To have at least 50 % of congregation involved in monthly mission projects.
  1. Education Goals
    1. Partner with local schools and apartment neighbors over the school year and summer assisting in core subjects.
  2. Worship Attendance Goals
    1. Increase attendance from previous year by 30% including new online worshipping community.
  3. Relationship Education Goals
    1. New Leadership Training in January
    2. Annual Men’s Retreat
    3. Annual Parenting Seminar
    4. 501c3 Status Completed
      4. Physical Goals
      1. Feasibility Study for Elevator
        1. Date for Elevator
        2. Visioning clarification for land usage
        3. Loop to door
 
PHASE 3

 

Phase III 2019

 

Continuing bathing every ministry, and every meeting, and every action in prayer.

  1. Missions Goals
    1. Partnering with Rising Hope in at least four ministries and/or projects. One to be the hypothermia ministry in the winter.
    2. To have at least 75 % of congregation involved in monthly mission projects.
  2. Education Goals
  3. Partner with local schools and apartment neighbors over the school year and summer assisting in core subjects with data to maximize learning
  4. Worship Attendance Goals
    1. Increase attendance from previous year by 30% including new online worshipping community.
  5. Relationship Education Goals
    1. New Leadership Training in January
    2. Men’s Retreat
    3. Women’s Retreat
    4. Next Phase of 501c3
    5. Childcare Progam
    6. New Need-based ministry
  6. Physical Goals
    1. Land usage implementation
    2. Parks and Recreation for community
    3. Garden
    4. Seasonal Farmers Market
    5. Elevator Project completed
 
PHASE 4

 

Phase IV 2020

  1. Missions goals:
    1. Partnering with Rising Hope in at least five ministries and/or projects. One to be the hypothermia ministry in the winter.
    2. To have at least 90 % of congregation involved in monthly mission projects.

 

  1. Education Goals
  1. Partner with local schools and apartment neighbors over the school year and summer assisting in core subjects.
    1. Worship Attendance Goals
  2. Increase attendance from previous year by 30% including new online worshipping community.
  3. Relationship Education Goals
  4. New Leadership Training in January
  5. Women’s Retreat
  6. Men’s Retreat.
  7. Next Phase of 501c3
  8. New Need-based ministry

 

  1. Physical Goal
  1. Land Development
  2. Utilizing the Acre space 5.6 Acre