CHURCH

VITALIZATION

Vision

The vitalization process is for churches that want to:

be healthy, vibrant, growing churches

effectively reach unbelievers and make disciples for Christ

move to the next level of growth

 
The Church Health & Vitalization Project has been designed to benefit congregations in any stage or condition.

1

Application

The Pastor will complete and submit the Vitalization Application Form.

Church

Self-Study

2

The pastor and board/council will complete the congregational self-study, which takes one to two months

Prayer 
Focus

3

 The congregation will prayerfully prepare for the discernment weekend

Discernment
Weekend

4

This weekend will consist of prayer, interviews with the pastor and key leaders, teaching on what it means to be a healthy church, a presentation of the findings and a plan for health

 

5

Town Hall Meeting

Two weeks after the discernment weekend, the congregation will gather for a “Town Hall” to discuss the report

6

Congregational

Vote

Within four weeks after the discernment weekend, regular attenders of the congregation vote to “accept” or “reject” the discernment report

Leadership Growth & Support

7

If the congregation accepts the discernment report, the pastor will be required to participate in the Healthy Church Network and monthly coaching.

8

District Support 

The coach and/or Superintendent will meet with the pastor and board/council for one year following the discernment weekend to review progress and provide assistance moving forward

Apply

Are you ready to apply to be a part of the Church Vitalization process?

 

Contact Us

Office Location: 72 Golf St., Truro, NS, B2N 3C6

Mailing Address: PO Box 1184, Truro, NS, B2N 5H1

P: 902.895.4212          E: info@maritimepaoc.org

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