On Saturday, about 40 of us spent our morning at the reVision Summit Gathering. We were thrilled that so many folks could be there and that there was so much energy, creativity, and faithfulness in the room.
After coming up with lots of ideas that we were hearing from God over the last several months in small groups, those in attendance chose which of the ideas they felt called to pursue with their energy and gifts. The four ideas that we decided to carry forward are:
- Rejuvenating/rethinking our focus on the arts (visual, musical, drama, etc)
- Looking at our worship to find if there are ways to craft it so that it better speaks to who we are as Glade Church or possibly providing different worship opportunities during the week
- Focusing on social justice issues and how we might respond in new ways as well as improving/growing the ways we already serve including Laundry Love and To Our House
- Examining our church identity as a progressive Christian voice in the NRV and working toward ways we can communicate our identity in the community (church property including signage, website, communication in the community, etc)
Four teams formed around each idea. Those teams will now pursue the ideas to see where they might lead. If you would like to join one of the groups, please let Susan V. know so she can let you know the first meeting date for that group.
It was an exciting morning, and we look forward to seeing where the Holy Spirit leads us now.