The new discipleship model will equip our congregants to worship God with their wholelives and live out their faith “here”: where they live, work, play, and worship. The newdiscipleship model forms people to:●Our Session understands and declares that worship is at the center of the Christian life and therefore foundational to all other priorities. For this reason, Session has directed our pastoral staff to “Articulate a theology of worship that allows all generations of our congregation to move toward the larger goal of experiencing worship as the center of Christian life.”
The Christian life is centered on the worship of God who is revealed in creation, in Christ and through His Word. In our worship we hear and respond to the Good News that by faith we are being transformed into God’s Covenant Community. God’s redeeming plan shapes the way we worship, renewing us so that we may live Gospel-shaped lives throughout the week (Theology of Worship, FPC).
To learn more about our Worship priority and the strategies that have been identified to enable FPC to be a community characterized by a maturing worship culture, leadership, and individual worshipers, please take a moment to read the background documents.
come more like Jesus as they grow in love for Him and in community● Thoughtfully engage the culture with a biblical and theological mindset● Love like Jesus to live out the mission of JesusPeople need to be equipped with the practices and postures that will help themexperience life-transforming closeness with Christ. A new discipleship model for thechallenges of today must equip and send people with the biblical, theological, andrelational skills to engage the world around them with the gospel. This requiresaddressing the complex issues that all generations are experiencing in the changingculture, as well as delving into the questions we are asking in our particular life stages.A discipleship pathway must make it clear where to go and how to grow at FPC. s