Messiah - pastoral survey

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* 1. How long have you been attending Messiah Lutheran Church? (Choose One)

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* 2. Which Sunday worship service do you usually attend? (Choose one)

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* 3. How long does it take you to drive from your home to Messiah for worship on Sunday morning? (Enter time in minutes)

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* 4. What aspect(s) of worship do you value most? (Brief written response)

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* 5. Worship is central to everything we do.
QUESTION: Pastor Karl promotes a vibrant worship experience by encouraging music, prayers, and ritual.

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* 6. Worship is central to everything we do.
QUESTION: Pastor Liz promotes a vibrant worship experience by encouraging music, prayers, and ritual.

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* 7. Preaching is an important responsibility of a pastor in Worship.
Question: Pastor Karl prepares and delivers sermons that communicate the Word in a way that comforts,challenges and assures us of God’s grace.

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* 8. Preaching is an important responsibility of a pastor in Worship.
Question: Pastor Liz prepares and delivers sermons that communicate the Word in a way that comforts,
challenges and assures us of God’s grace.

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* 9. Leadership is a calling by God through Christ Jesus to bring justice and hope to a thirsty world.
QUESTION: Pastor Karl challenges and engages the congregation to live out their faith by serving those within the church and those in need outside of the church.

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* 10. Leadership is a calling by God through Christ Jesus to bring justice and hope to a thirsty world.
QUESTION: Pastor Liz challenges and engages the congregation to live out their faith by serving those within the church and those in need outside of the church.

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* 11. Pastoral Management involves effective planning and organization to shape and guide the mission of the church.
QUESTION: Pastor Karl provides the right level of interaction and leadership required for effective management of the church.

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* 12. Pastoral Management involves effective planning and organization to shape and guide the mission of the church.
QUESTION: Pastor Liz provides the right level of interaction and leadership required for effective management of the church.

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* 13. Pastoral Care provides care for people struggling with difficulty, are present during times of pain and are available for prayer with someone in a crisis.
QUESTION: Pastor Karl provides pastoral care to those who are struggling with life's difficulties, those in pain, those dealing with loss or anyone who requests care.

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* 14. Pastoral Care provides care for people struggling with difficulty, are present during times of pain and are available for prayer with someone in a crisis.
QUESTION: Pastor Liz provides pastoral care to those who are struggling with life's difficulties, those in pain, those dealing with loss or anyone who requests care.

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* 15. Education - Pastors are called to educate people in the Christian faith and help them develop their understanding of Scripture and personal gifts.
QUESTION: Pastor Karl is a knowledgeable and effective teacher of Scripture and Christian principles and values.

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* 16. Education - Pastors are called to educate people in the Christian faith and help them develop their understanding of Scripture and personal gifts.
QUESTION: Pastor Liz is a knowledgeable and effective teacher of Scripture and Christian principles and values.

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* 17. Fiscal Awareness is essential so that we maintain our building, employ our staff and do ministries throughout the community.
QUESTION: Pastor Karl is aware about Messiah's finances, transparent with the congregation about them and involves the congregation and leaders around forming our budget and priorities.

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* 18. Fiscal Awareness is essential so that we maintain our building, employ our staff and do ministries throughout the community.
QUESTION: Pastor Liz is aware about Messiah's finances, transparent with the congregation about them and involves the congregation and leaders around forming our budget and priorities.

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* 19. Discipleship is all of our call to follow Christ in our daily lives.
QUESTION: Pastor Karl encourages me to be a disciple of Christ through prayer, study, worship, and by serving others.

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* 20. Discipleship is all of our call to follow Christ in our daily lives.
QUESTION: Pastor Liz encourages me to be a disciple of Christ through prayer, study, worship, and by serving others.

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* 21. If you have any specific questions or concerns please contact one of the pastors at 614.866.4386 or by email at
pastorkarl@messiahlutheran.net
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pastorliz@messiahlutheran.net


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