August Pastor’s News

Warm greetings in the Mighty Name of Jesus Christ!

First of all, my family and I would like to give thanks to God for Davis Street’s prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness.  Even before we arrived, we strongly felt the authentic love, radical hospitality and extravagant generosity from the people of Davis Street Church.  And this prepares the way for Judy, the girls and myself to experience a very smooth and Spirit-led pastoral transition to our new mission field.

Yes!  Davis Street is a mission field that is so ready to “shift” through the power of the Holy Spirit, towards God’s preferred future of becoming a GROWING VITAL CHURCH.  We are already seeing God’s signs shifting Davis Street in such powerful and amazing ways.  Praise the Lord!

Let me share with you the seven main priorities (for the next 12-24 months) where God is leading us as we invite the Holy Spirit to reignite spiritual awakening and revitalization in the life of our church, and “shift” Davis Street towards becoming a GROWING VITAL CHURCH:

Develop a clear sense of God’s mission (What is God calling us to do?) and vision (What is God’s preferred future?).
Relaunch Davis Street as “A Church for All People” focusing on reaching out to new, young and diverse people.
Offer passionate and Spirit-filled worship experiences.
Create a discipleship pathway system through life groups.
Launch children and youth ministries.
Develop strong clergy and lay leadership development.                                 Launch innovative and risk-taking mission and ministries impacting the lives of people in the community.

As we journey together for these exciting new beginnings, please join with me in praying daily:  “Lord, let Your miracles break forth every day and let me not be an obstacle in any way!”

Pastor Edgar

AUGUST WEEKLY SCRIPTURE READINGS

Aug. 6
Genesis 32:22-31
Romans 9:1-5
Matthew 14:13-21
Aug. 13
Genesis 37:1-4,12-28
Romans 10:5-15
Matthew 14:22-33
Aug. 20
Genesis 45:1-15
Romans 11:1-2a,2-32
Matthew 15:(10-20)
21-28
Aug 27.
Exodus 1:8-2:10
Romans 12:1-8
Matthew 16:13-20