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Ministry Inventory Guide: Assess Your Church?s Ministry Capacity and Identity

The Ministry Inventory consists of ten areas of questions related to the congregation's outreach (including all forms of evangelism and service). The questions focus on local outreach, but do not exclude international missions.


 

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Ministry Inventory Guide: Assess Your Church?s Ministry Capacity and Identity

                                               

By Heidi Unruh  (Congregations, Community Outreach and Leadership Development Project, 2007)

 

Resource Type: workbook

 

Main Audience: Church leaders desiring to complete a thorough assessment of where their church is at currently in terms of holistic social ministry, in order to be positioned to improve and deepen that engagement.

  

Summary:

 

The Ministry Inventory consists of ten areas of questions related to the congregation's outreach (including all forms of evangelism and service). The questions focus on local outreach, but do not exclude international missions. Some questions ask about what the church does, others focus on how and why the church engages in external ministry.

 

1.      Ministry History

2.      Ministry Activities

3.      Ministry Organization

4.      Ministry Assets

5.      Ministry Connections and Collaborations

6.      Ministry Balance

7.      Ministry Involvement: Evangelism

8.      Ministry Involvement: Social Action

9.      Ministry Bridges and Barriers

10.  Ministry Outcomes

 

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