Joy! Goal Teams
Joy! Lutheran Church has strategic goals that are based on our core values.
Core Values at Joy!
- Accepting - each person as they are
- Encouraging - each person to grow in Christ
- Building - a loving community through intentional relationships
- Revealing - God through innovation and risk-taking
- Empowering - each person to put their faith in action
- Raising Children and Youth in Christ
- Experiencing - Joy!
Joy! has three current strategic goals that were identified and or re-identified from our yearly we have strategic planning meeting are: (Outreach, Spiritual Growth & Children, Youth and Family) See Below
Outreach: Team Lead - Carlos Landaeta
Objective: Mobilize the Joy! community to attract families in the Gurnee and surrounding areas to grow the “crowd” and the number of families at Joy! Lutheran Church.
This is done through: Encourage members to seek and invite families to visit Joy!, Provide training and resources to assist Joy! members in accomplishing outreach activities, Utilize marketing and advertising to get the “word out”, Promote our new space to help stimulate interest in visiting Joy! and increase attendance, Incorporate the concept of “Outreach” in all of Joy!’s activities.
Spiritual Growth: Team Lead - Eric Sato
Objective: Change lives as each person within the Joy! community becomes more confident in their relationship with God. Create a framework to help Joy! members grow in seven core areas.
This is done through: Joy! will foster an environment for proactive engagement in spiritual growth, Joy! will provide easily accessible opportunities to take steps to grow
Children, Youth and Family: Team Lead - Lisa Pilkington
Objective: To support and equip the parents of our children and youth in building a faith backpack that is filled with tools based in a Christian faith and measured by strong personal and familial relationships with Christ.
This is done through: Inventive learning at all stages of growth, Personal growth, Community worship, Acts of service
Six Core Areas (Community Indicators of Growth): Prayer, Bible Study, Relationships, Giving, Serving, Worship
The Crowd: The group of people who have attended an activity at Joy! that we have
contact information on.
Joy! Lutheran Church Constitution