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CHESAPEAKE

CHURCH
RE-BORN:
“BORN TO GROW”
October 3, 2001
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BORN TO GROW
WHERE WE’RE GOING …
Small Group Values: Loving, Learning,
Serving, & Reaching (CARE)
LifeLight: Still going … still growing!
Spiritual Gifts: 2001 Planning
2002 Implementation

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CHESAPEAKE’S MISSION
… OUR “MAIN THING!”

To reach unchurched people and


help them grow into fully devoted
followers of Jesus Christ.

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OUR VISION

A growing Biblical community

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OUR CORE VALUES
All people matter to God.
Full devotion to Jesus Christ is
normal.
Excellence honors God.

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BORN TO GROW
How did our Mission, Vision and Core
Values develop at Chesapeake?
They are the product of our
Chesapeake culture.
Our culture is WHO WE WERE that
makes us WHO WE ARE.

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BORN TO GROW
When Chesapeake began, a small group
of people committed to live a culture
that included …
Leading a spiritually surrendered life.
Modeling a whole life commitment to
our Mission and the 7 Habits

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7 HABITS OF HIGHLY
EFFECTIVE CHRISTIANS

• Building relationships with believers


and non-believers
• Sharing a verbal witness
• Active in Sunday Services for the
unchurched

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7 HABITS OF HIGHLY
EFFECTIVE CHRISTIANS

2. Participating in NewLight worship


3. Experiencing life change through
small groups
4. Serving in a ministry
5. Trusted stewards of God’s gifts

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BORN TO GROW
Approaching our ministry with full
heartedness
Embracing growth as a blessing from
God
Honoring and valuing servant hood –
volunteers and staff

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BORN TO GROW
Maintaining an infectious, optimistic,
enthusiastic attitude
Engaging each other in honest
communication
Lifting each other to higher standards

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BORN TO GROW
Keeping one eye on eternity and one
eye on today
Praying for the Holy Spirit’s continued
intercession for our church

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THE MAIN THING IS
STILL THE MAIN THING!

“They devoted themselves to the


apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship,
to the breaking of bread, and to prayer
… And the Lord added to their number
daily, those who were being saved.”
Acts 2:42-47

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