Visions, Missions & Objectives


basic training

Vision

To raise generations of lay and ordained people, trained and equipped for the church’s present and future development and mission.

 

Mission

The empowerment of all in the church, especially the non-clergy, for balanced present and future sustainability that would be reflected in the three-fold development of the individual, church and society.

 

Core Focus

  • Human Capital Development and Training
  • Ecumenical Exposure
  • Engagement in social actions
  • Realistic engagement with God’s word
  • Encouragement of lay ministries

 

We Provide Grassroots Training Through

  • Presbytery Workshops
  • Workshop for Office/Church Secretariat
  • Behind-The-Wheels Training
  • Church Accounting and Biblical Stewardship
  • Training for Elders
  • Leading Small Groups
  • Home and Church in Partnership
  • Building Healthy Relationships
  • Equipping for Leadership
  • Spiritual Resilience
  • Leading Worships
  • Basic Training for Commissioned Lay Preachers

 

Objectives

  • To assist the laity in the church in understanding the faith, life and witness of the church of Jesus Christ
  • To assist the church in highlighting Reformed perspectives of intra-religious and inter-religious conversations;
  • To identify and harness the hidden talents and potentials of the laity and non—clergy with the view to directing them towards the total development of the church and society;
  • To identify, assess and access new opportunities for lay training and development;
  • To raise awareness on the mutual interdependence of all in the church;
  • To empower all marginalized persons and groups in the church towards self-sustenance and productive living;
  • To support the establishment of lay development Centers in parishes, presbyteries and synods with the view to assisting the laity in skills acquisition, talent-shaping and rural development;
  • To advise congregations and church agencies as they seek to better utilize lay people in their ministries;
  • To encourage, support and assist lay workers and their employers as they carry out their ministries and
  • To identify, encourage and assist the laity to assume leadership and to develop their potential as leaders in service to the parish and the mission of the church.