Arise, shine, for your light has come,
and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
2 For behold, darkness shall cover the earth,
and thick darkness the peoples;
but the Lord will arise upon you,
and his glory will be seen upon you.
Our 90-Day Sprint to the Finish has now begun.
In October 2016, members of Our Father were invited to pray, engage and give toward a vision to strengthen and meet growing opportunities for our ministry. Gratefully, our members accepted and have met that challenge of intentionally and boldly eliminating our mortgage debt. Eliminating our debt enables us to attain financial stability for current and future ministry endeavors. Our vision is that by the year 2022 it is possible to have:
2 Worship Locations
20 Missional Communities
200 Individual Families on Mission
2,000 Members Experiencing Growth in Faith
20,000 Moments Where the Love of Christ Makes a Difference
Tremendous progress has been made in the 34 months since the campaign began. By God’s grace, we have reduced our mortgage debt by 56% from $2,816,253 when the campaign began in October 2016, to a current balance of $1,243,147 as of July 31, 2019.
However, our work is not finished. We invite everyone to recommit in prayer, engagement and giving during this 90-Day Sprint to the Finish.
Help us to continue the progress with a strong finish. Through continued blessings from God, imagine the possibilities we can realize with fiscal stability, engaging our community to communicate our God-given mission: “Helping Ordinary People Know and Share Extraordinary Life in Christ.”
To God alone be the glory!
Pastor Scott Abel
Helping Ordinary People Know and Share Extraordinary Life in Christ
Our Bold New Vision of Faith
- A joy-filled gospel movement.
- Enriching the faith of our members.
- Impact thousands of families living in our neighborhood.
Our Arise! Campaign
- The purpose is to pay down the current mortgage of $2.8 million over three years.
- Our prayer is that 100% of our membership will make a financial commitment.
- We are not content with “Good Enough” – we believe God is calling us to more!
“I invite you to explore this page and learn more about the Arise! Campaign and God’s exciting vision for Our Father.” – Pastor Scott Abel