Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan
For
Anchor Baptist Church
December 2010
(Revised February 2013)

Mission Statement
Under the inspiration and guidance of the Holy Spirit, we the Anchor Baptist Church, have congregated as immersed believers to fulfill our assignment in "The Great Commission" of Jesus Christ - to share the Good News with every person. We do this through Christcentered, Bible-based worship, evangelism, discipleship, ministry, missions, and fellowship.

Vision Statement
Supporting our adopted Mission Statement, the Vision of Anchor Baptist Church comprises:

Worship
A full complement of Christ-centered traditional, sacred worship services, ordinances, and musical expressions.

Prayer
A consistent and growing prayer life by all members, individually and corporately.

Discipleship
A continuous, life-long commitment to Bibles study and discipleship training with the goal of enhancing and supporting each person's walk with Christ.

Missions
Fulfilling Christ's command under the Great Commission and preparing others to be sent by God to share the Good News of Christ.
Evangelism
Engaging our members and others in sharing their faith to our neighbors using outreach programs, through worship and through ministry service.

Ministry
Meeting the needs of our members and our community.

Fellowship
Providing a friendly, engaging environment for members, visitors and guests; respecting the sacredness of a sanctuary for worship.

Resources
Facilities and staffing to provide worship, service and missions today and tomorrow.

 

Strategic Goals
• Be a place where God is evident, where Christ is taught and the Holy Spirit leads.
• Expand mission work
• Provide for expanded and improved physical facilities.
• Build an energetic and enthusiastic youth ministry.
• Optimize use of the Anchor Resource Center.
• Expand the Outreach Programs of Anchor.
• Ensure financial stability of Anchor.
• Establish and maintain a strong tactical planning program for Anchor

GOAL 1 Be a place where God is evident, where Christ is taught, and the Holy Spirit leads.
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OBJECTIVE #1 Maintain a sacred worship assembly.
OBJECTIVE #2 Provide for spiritual and physical needs of members.
OBJECTIVE #3 Maintain a warm, loving, caring, nurturing place of fellowship and worship.
OBJECTIVE #4 Enrich and expand educational and ministry programs:
A. Strive for more in-depth, spiritual Sunday School material.
B. Offer classes based on “Christian Maturity”
C. More detail concerning looking into different Sunday School Material and different levels of Sunday School classes

PERFORMANCE MEASURES
• Increased worship attendance
• Increased small group participation
• Baptisms
• New members joining
• Fellowships provided

 

GOAL 2 Expand mission work
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OBJECTIVE #1 Fifty percent of undesignated offering dedicated to mission work.
OBJECTIVE #2 Establish new churches.
OBJECTIVE #3 Support efforts and initiatives of all Anchor mission activities.
OBJECTIVE #4 Increased mission participation from all members.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES
• Mission activities initiated and supported

 

GOAL 3 Provide for expanded and improved physical facilities.
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OBJECTIVE #1 Build a larger sanctuary and accommodate increased parking.
OBJECTIVE #2 Provide for extra physical security and medical response.
OBJECTIVE #3 Cover portion of patio for cooking area.
OBJECTIVE #4 Construct porticos in front of both buildings.
OBJECTIVE #5 Improve Sound acoustics in the ARC

PERFORMANCE MEASURES
• Plans initiated and implemented for completing designated projects
• Written plans of action initiated and implemented for physical security and medical emergency

 

GOAL 4 Build an energetic and enthusiastic youth ministry.
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OBJECTIVE #1 Obtain appropriate transportation for transporting Youth (and others) to activities, trips and other functions.
OBJECTIVE #2 Prepare youth to be church leaders.
OBJECTIVE #3 Provide a Youth Pastor-led web page devotional.
OBJECTIVE #4 Provide youth more opportunities for active role in the church related
activities. Sunday worship and its related activities.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES
• Youth involvement at Sunday and Wednesday Bible Study
• Youth participation at social and mission activities
• Utilization of the web site and other information technology
• Youth involvement on Sunday mornings.

 

GOAL 5 Optimize use of the Anchor Resource Center
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OBJECTIVE #1 Optimize church utilization.
OBJECTIVE #2 Encourage community and neighborhood partnership.
OBJECTIVE #3 Enhance advertising of activities to surrounding neighborhood and Church members through use of the church web site, handouts, mailers and better signage.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES
• Number of and various types of activities

 

GOAL 6 Expand the Outreach Programs of Anchor.
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OBJECTIVE #1 Upgrade and maintain the Anchor web site.
OBJECTIVE #2 Provide videos of Youth devotionals on the Anchor web site.
OBJECTIVE #3 Post all Anchor activities and opportunities on the web site.
OBJECTIVE #4 Provide member-to-member help ministries.
OBJECTIVE #5 Provide community help ministries.
OBJECTIVE #6 Provide for parent equipping and education programs.
OBJECTIVE #7 Establish a senior ministry.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES
• Timely postings to the Anchor web site
• Fellowship and other activities posted to the Anchor web site
• Number of visitors who become active
• Members helped
• Non-members helped
• Plan of action initiated or implemented for parent equipping and education programs
• Plan of action initiated and implemented for senior ministry

 

GOAL 7 Ensure financial stability of Anchor
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OBJECTIVE #1 Institute an endowment program for Anchor.
OBJECTIVE #2 Develop and maintain a culture of stewardship.
OBJECTIVE #3 Improve financial status communication.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES
• Plan of action initiated and implemented
• Provide financial curriculum for stewardship

 

GOAL 8 Establish and maintain a strong tactical planning program for Anchor
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OBJECTIVE #1 Function as partners across the church to achieve performance and strategic leadership.
OBJECTIVE #2 Select dedicated, responsible, motivated committee members.
OBJECTIVE #3 Create appropriate dedicated, responsible, motivated teams to fulfill tactical goals.
OBJECTIVE #4 Conduct timely meetings for committee reports.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES
• Committees and teams have plans prepared that link to the mission and goals of Anchor Baptist Church.

Anchor Baptist Church
3601 Winthrop Drive
Lexington, Kentucky 40514
859-296-1214

Worship Times
Sunday School - 9:00 am
Sunday Worship - 10:25 am
Sunday Youth Group - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Convergence service- 5:30 pm

Wednesday Night - 6:30pm

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