Renewing Faith Together
Our Road to Victory
Whatever is born of God overcomes the world;
and this is the victory that overcomes the world, our faith.
1 John 5:4-5 RSV
A WCF Build-Your-Faith Convening
Saturday March 30
9:30 - Faith Brings Victory *
Why faith brings victory
We must focus on the full measure of faith: ‘The Faith’ + Trust
In spite of what we know, the trends in our Community are disturbing: Will he find faith when He comes?
10:15 - Faith Grows Together *
From Noah onward, God has made clear a collective purpose and journey
We grow more faith together than apart
WCF is focused on faith, and we seek a strong partnership in which together, we cultivate faith
11:15 - Leveraging White Fields for Our Future *
What is the White Fields Program and What’s Been Learned?
Touch to Teach is the best way to preach
Humanitarian aid flows best from faith—works & faith working together
Service to those in need transforms our personal faith
White Fields Faith Personal Stories
Where is WF Headed?
How can you get involved?
How can you leverage WF workers?
12:15 - Lunch
1:45 - Build Up to Renew Faith in North America *
The current faith landscape: A review of recent trends
What are possible solutions in WCF’s BuildUP Program?
Faith Stories Podcasts
Faith Surveys—Did You Know?
Youth Development Programs
What can be done together? First Reports from:
Faith Scholars Curriculum
Faith Stories Podcasts/Video
Youth Development Leadership Summit
3:15 Coffee Break
3:45 - Faith Roundtables
Facilitated Discussion within Key Groups:
Cleveland Youth Roundtable
Cleveland Parents Roundtable
Cleveland Seniors Roundtable
With Three Key Goals:
1. Prioritize top three faith challenges
2. Prioritize top three programs for immediate effort
3. Identify three best ways to engage more people in this effort
And one required outcome:
A 1.5 page summary report emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 6pm
6:00 - Dinner
7:30 - Building Faith Through Music *
Vision of WCF’s effort to lift up music in our Community
A taste of things to come
Sunday March 31
10:00 - The Cleveland Faith Communique
Mark Drabenstott & Others
Summary report from the roundtable groups
A Faith Communique founded on the group consensus
A Group call to action
11:00 - The Road Ahead: The Faith that Perseveres
Above all else, faith perseveres.
No matter the challenges we face, we can do this.
We will do far more together than apart.
When we persevere, faith conquers all (The Seven Letters message)
12:00 - Lunch
* This presentation will be live broadcasted here