Strategic Planning

PURPOSE: The Prairie District exists to nurture the establishment and health of Evangelical Free churches in Saskatchewan and southern Alberta.

MISSION: The Prairie District fulfills its purpose by cultivating authentic relationships, discerning healthy direction, and resourcing churches and leaders.

VISION: The Prairie District’s vision is to see a healthy, gospel-sharing church reaching every community in our district.

VALUES

· Biblical Authority: submitting our thoughts and ways to God’s Word

· Holy Spirit Dependence: relying on the enabling and leading of God’s Spirit as we pray and express His gifting

· Authentic Relationships: connecting with others for encouraging care and ministry partnership

· Outward Mission: seeing each  church being sent to serve their broader communities and to proclaim the gospel

· Qualified Leadership: developing  and encouraging leaders who serve others on the basis of biblical character, theological training, and emotional health

GOALS

1. Hire a new district superintendent

2. Increase the number of credentialed pastors / ministry staff by 25% (19 people) by Conference 2022.

3. Increase the number of churches who have adopted the EFCC 10-pt Statement of Faith by 20% (7 churches) by Conference 2022.

4. Take next steps in District Church Planting Strategy.

5. Increase communication and support with district churches.