THE LATEST: On Sunday, September 9, 2018 the leadership of CBC shared with the church details about staffing adjustments that will be made to better fit the goals of Loving God, Loving Others, and Reaching Out. Click Here to listen to the message.
OVERVIEW OF 2020VISION
The leadership of CBC believe God has called us to be more strategic and intentional about Reaching Out to the local community and the younger generations. This specific calling of vision and direction began in 2017 and is a three-year focus, hence “2020Vision.”
2020Vision is meant to help CBC individuals and families conform to the attitude and mindset that God loves everyone and wants to see everyone come to faith in Jesus. By doing this, we better carry out our overall vision of Loving God, Loving Others, and Reaching Out.
Goals for 2018 in working with Luthercare for Kids, Marietta:
- Share Jesus with the
- Navigate through the
transition and adjustment well.
- Provide opportunities
for the CBC family to be engaged.
- Get to know the needs of the
PLAN TO CARRY OUT THE 2020VISION
Through the members of the CBC family:
God has a purpose and plan and desires to use each person who attends CBC to Love Others and Reach Out. Therefore each believer needs to be in tune to how God desires to use him or her to meet the needs in the community and minister to the younger generations. The 2020Vision is not a program but the CBC family living out their unique callings in their home, community, school, and place of employment. The leadership of CBC is committed to provide encouragement, training, and opportunities to the CBC family to assist them in living out the 2020Vision.
Through Luthercare for Kids, Marietta:
On Monday, June 4, 2018 CBC opened its doors to an early learning center under the direction of Luthercare. Luthercare for Kids, Marietta will provide the care and academic education for infants through fifth grade students. CBC will provide the spiritual and moral teaching for these children through CBC volunteers. Luthercare for Kids, Marietta is also looking for CBC to come alongside of the families who are part of the early learning center.
GriefShare is a uniquely designed support group for both men and women who are grieving the death of a loved one. Within this group you will find others who have an understanding of pain and grief.
DivorceCare is a weekly support group for men and women who are currently separated or divorced. The group provides a safe place for individuals to ask questions, seek support, and gain skills needed to restore their relationship with God and rebuild their lives.
CBC’s Car Care ministry is a preventative maintenance program offered to single, divorced, and widowed women. Services include free oil and filter change, tires rotated and tire pressure checked, fluids checked and topped off, lights, belts, and hoses and brakes checked. Car Care is typically held on a Saturday in January, May, and September.
CBC has about 30 garden plots available of which about half of them are available to those in the local community. These allow us to build relationships and reach out with the love of God while working in the gardens.
Through Collaboration with Those in the Community:
REYS is a community-based youth center in Mount Joy that is open to youth in first through twelfth grades which provides spiritual direction, academic assistance, and social support through after school, evening, and summer programs along with music programs including lessons and group opportunities. CBC supports REYS through our annual budget and encourages the CBC family to be part of this ministry through prayer, serving, or giving.
The Donegal Hub is a collaborative effort between the Donegal school district, area churches, and businesses to address needs in the community. CBC is primarily involved with the Donegal Hub through Dave Forwood, Pastor of Care Ministry, and Stephanie Manuel. This allows CBC to stay in tune with the community needs and provides us opportunities to serve our local community.