Why aren’t we growing?

Why do people keep asking what do we need to do to grow? What are the common characteristics of growing churches? What are indicators of decline? Recently I saw a graph that showed churches that focused on survival or inward were in decline. The same graph showed churches that had a vision for outreach and … [Read more…]

Volunteering and Ministries

While Rejoice Lutheran provides the physical location for the Food Pantry, HCSA has responsibility for the overall operation of the Food Pantry. This is done through volunteers from member organizations and churches that make up Hudson Community Service Association. These volunteers provide the labor and time needed to staff the various operations necessary to obtain, … [Read more…]