Risk Taking Mission and Service includes the projects, the efforts, and work people do to make a positive difference in the lives of others for the purposes of Christ, whether or not they will ever be part of the community of faith. It involves pushing beyond ordinary service and everyday missions to offer extraordinary opportunities for life-changing engagement with people.
In order to understand and positively impact our local community for Christ, we recommend that the Lynn Haven Church engage in the following:
In support of reaching people for Christ beyond our local community, we recommend that the Lynn Haven Church plan and promote additional UMVIM (United Methodist Volunteers in Mission) service opportunities. We recommend seeking consistent participation of 20% of our worshipers in UMVIM programs. Additionally, we recommend that the Lynn Haven Church position itself to allocate 20% of the yearly budget to mission programs.