Congregational Assessment Tool: A first look

A people energized and excited for God’s work!

Pastor Paul NelsonVisioning Update
By Pastor Paul Nelson

Thank you to all of the 369 people who filled out the Congregational Assessment Tool (CAT) this past month. The CAT gives us a picture of where our congregation is regarding our strengths, the satisfaction and energy of our members and ministries, and the ministry people have passion for as we move forward.  It is clear from the feedback from the CAT that we have much to celebrate and a great many strengths on which to build, thanks be to God!

Here are some highlights the CAT revealed of how the people of Immanuel feel about their church and its mission and ministry:

Here is how Immanuel compares to other vibrant and committed congregations regarding eight markers of congregational life:

The great energy and considerable satisfaction that members have about Immanuel, as indicated by these eight markers, provides a wonderful foundation for how we build up our ministry in the future. Our next capital campaign will not only enable us to tend to some property needs at Immanuel, but help us grow our vision of caring and serving one another and others in Jesus names. The CAT also identified three priorities clearly shared by the members of Immanuel.

Top Three priorities to expand on or improve regarding out ministry:



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