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Tara and I are so excited to share with you what God has been revealing to us over the past

year. We have always had the dream to start a church, and over the last year, that dream has become a reality. In September 2013, we will be launching Relevant Church in Plymouth, Minnesota. As we have been preparing, planning, and dreaming, we have already seen God do so much. Families are moving, doors have been opened, and a team has developed. Our dream is to be a church that is constantly making the Kingdom more crowded. Our vision is to Love God, Connect with others, and Build His kingdom. Relevant Church will be a church with contemporary music, service enhancing multimedia, and relevant teaching with practical application. We dont want to get caught up in tradition, but focus on the heart of God and having a REAL relationship with Him. The community of Plymouth is a community that is financially wealthy, but spiritually poor. We hope to bring a new way of church to the community that is exciting, fun and empowering. We know that it is not an easy assignment to start a church from nothing, and that the devil will do everything he can to prevent a move of God in Plymouth. To fulfill this calling, we will need a network of people partnering with us, including churches, businesses, friends, and family. Together with a support team who believe in the importance of seeing lives changed through the local church, we can make a difference in Plymouth. Thank you so much for taking the time to read about this exciting new chapter in our lives. We couldnt be more excited to share it with you and sincerely hope that you would add us to your prayer list as we enter this new chapter. Thank you again for helping us as we watch our dream become a reality. If you have any questions please dont hesitate to contact us, as we would love to chat and answer any questions you may have.

Justin Petrali

Purpose
Love God, connect with others, and build His kingdom
Love is Accepting Jesus to be Lord and Savior Continually seeking Gods will and presence Constantly growing in relationship with God We want people to love God with everything they are-- to surrender their whole heart to our amazing Lord and Savior and never stop seeking Him. Connect is Growing in relationship with others Living life together with the family of Christ Connecting with others through Relevant Groups and ministry teams We want to provide an environment that is helpful with connecting people with others to build life long friendships where you can be real and be encouraged in your walk with God. Build is Using our gifts and talents for His service Help build Gods Church by serving our community. Serve the church by getting plugged in to a Ministry Team. We want people to use the gifts that God has given them to build His kingdom. By doing this, you take on the very heart of God, which is loving people.

PHILOSOPHY We will do whatever it takes to reach the lost through relational evangelism. We always strive for a closer walk with God. We are spiritual contributors not consumers. We believe the church is the hope of the world. We will provide relevant teaching with practical application. We will make it a priority to build strong and lasting relationships. We will partner with families. We will be faithful and obedient to God with His finances. We dont want to recruit volunteers we want to release leaders. We will enjoy life and have fun.

HOW DO WE MAKE THIS HAPPEN

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Weekly Service

Our weekly services will give people a chance to connect to God through a powerful worship experience and a challenging practical message.

relevant Groups

Our heart is that everyone will know someone. We will provide seasonal groups which will give opportunities for fellowship and discipleship.

MINISTRY TEAMS

For us to make a difference, we need to serve our church and our community. We will encourage everyone to be a part of a Ministry Team to serve both Relevant Church and the Plymouth Community.

Community
Plymouth, Minnesota
DEMOGRAPHICS Nationally recognized for its quality of life, Plymouth is located 12 miles northwest of Minneapolis. It offers: Extensive trails and parks Picturesque open spaces Strong neighborhoods Diverse recreation programs Highly regarded school districts A variety of local businesses Nearby shopping and entertainment districts Easy access to downtown Minneapolis and its wide array of cultural and sports venues

WHY PLYMOUTH?
Plymouth is the 7th largest city in Minnesota and the 3rd largest suburb of Minneapolis. Approximately 46% of households have children under the age of 18 and the average age is 39. Plymouth was named Money magazines number one Best Place to Live in 2008 for cities with populations of 50,000 to 300,000. The city stayed in the top dozen when the magazine repeated the rankings in 2010. It has grown 7% in the last 12 years to over 70,000 people and is projected to continue to grow. Most of Plymouth is in the Wayzata school district, which is one of the best in the state. The school district is made up of 7 Elementary Schools, 3 Middle Schools, and 1 High School, employs more than 1,280 employees and has a total enrollment of 10,168.

Population: 70,576 Population Growth: Since 2000 +7.1% Average Age: 39.5 Education: High School or Higher: 96.2% Bachelors Degree or Higher: 51% Graduate or Prof. Degree: 15.6% Average Household Income: $81,748 30,100 People Not Affiliated With a Church 25,536 Affiliated With a Catholic or Lutheran Church Families Make Up 67% of Households

PARTNERSHIP
Pray. Connect. Give
We are very excited about opening up the opportunity for you to partner with us. We believe people who dont know God will come to a relationship with Him, marriages on the brink of divorce will be healed, drug addicts will be set free and families destinies will be changed for all of eternity. We believe by you partnering with us through prayer and giving you will Matthew 6:20 have a hand in changing the lives that are changed through Store your treasures Relevant Church. There are three areas we are asking for your help. We ask that you would prayerfully consider joining us in this journey to reach the city of Plymouth.

in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal.

PRAYER For God to do His will at Relevant Church, we need to build a support system of prayer partners who will be continually praying for Gods favor, blessing and protection. We will send out monthly e-mails with specific prayer needs, and would love and appreciate to be saturated in prayer throughout this journey.

If you are willing to partner with us by committing to praying for Relevant Church we ask that you would fill out the commitment card. This will enable us to keep you updated on everything that is happening so you will be able to pray effectively and see the fruit of your labor. JOIN THE TEAM/ SPREAD THE WORD We are so excited about this new adventure God has begun to take us on and would love to share it with whoever wants to be a part! If you are interested in coming to Plymouth with us, we could use your help! Or if you have a friend, relative or other connection in Plymouth, we would love to get connected to them! FINANCES One of the greatest needs of any new church is financial. Much like like missionaries, we need to raise funds to support the church. We will need a strong support system to see Gods vision become a reality. We believe that God is speaking to Please mail people about partnering with us regarding this area. contributions to: We know that everyone will not be led to give, but ask Relevant Church that you would be in prayer and be obedient to what PO Box 46096 God speaks to you. You will have a hand in every life Plymouth, MN 55446 that is changed through the church. or give online at Enclosed is a partnership card and return envelope. Please consider giving a one-time gift or committing to partner with us every month for the first year. You can also give online at our website, www.relevantchurchmn.net.
www.relevantchurchmn.net

(All contributions are tax deductible)

After meeting with other church planters, research and prayer this is the budget we believe it will take to start up and run Relevant Church during our first fiscal year. We are positive God will provide every step of the way. Through the Church Multiplication Network, The Waters Church and other fundraising, we have raised over $90,000, which leaves $90,000 we still need.
COST BREAKDOWN

(First year)
Facilities $60,000 Facility Rental Storage Expenses Staff (full & part-time) $60,000 Lead Pastor Worship Leader Kids Pastor Operation $15,000 Pastoral Expense Kids Ministry Pre-School Ministry Brochures Leadership Development Hospitality (coffee and doughnuts) Promotion $15,000 Grand Opening Advertising Food Kids Prizes Banners Outreach Projects Equipment $30,000 Sound System Sound Board Kids Supplies Storage Equipment Trailer

TOTAL (First year only) $180,000


If you have questions or would like to meet personally, I would love the opportunity. Thank you in advance for partnering with us as we seek to touch lives and build a church that will impact the city we love. Were honored and excited that we are in this together. Thank You. - JUSTIN PETRALI

NETWORKS

We believe its necessary to be part of networks for accountability and partnership. We will be affiliated with the Assemblies of God and our parent church will be The Waters Church in Sartell, MN. The Waters started as a church plant 5 years ago and now runs about 750 people on the weekends. We will be their third church plant.

PRE-LAUNCH SERVICES Sunday, August 18th, 2013 Sunday, August 25th, 2013 Sunday, September 1st, 2013 Sunday, September 8th, 2013 GRAND OPENING Sunday, September 15th, 2013 LOCATION Plymouth Cinema 12, 3400 Vicksburg Ln N Plymouth, MN 55447 CONTACT WB: www.relevantchurchmn.net EM: Justin@relevantchurchmn.net PH: 918.810.3233

MISSIONS

Relevant church believes God has called us to be givers to advance the kingdom of God. As a church, we will give 10% of our income to Missions. We believe God has called us to help here, there and everywhere. Here would be local organizations in Plymouth, there are Minnesota organizations, and everywhere is all over the world. We also believe the local church is the hope of the world and because of this we will have a very strong hand in helping plant new churches.

JUSTIN PETRALI
LEAD PASTOR Justin has been in ministry for over 13 years. He has served on staff with Masters Commission, as a Youth Pastor and as an Associate Pastor. Him and his wife Tara have been married since 2007 and have 2 wonderful boys, Eli and Liam. They love sports and being outside together as a family.

LINDSAY ROUSU
KIDS PASTOR
Lindsay is happily married to Wyatt Rousu. She went to Dallas Masters Commission for two years and was a Ministry Associate her third year with the kids ministry. After Masters Commission, she finished her Bachelors Degree in Church Ministries with a minor in Missions at Southwestern Assemblies of God University. She has a heart to teach kids how to live their lives for Jesus and experience Him daily.

joseph fessler

WORSHIP PASTOR
Joe has a heart for music and studied worship at North Central University. His passion for God and music combine to bring a heartfelt worship experience. He has enjoyed volunteering with Youth Alive to bring worship to students across Minnesota.