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View Healthy Church Plant Assessment Analysis Years 2-3

Healthy Church Plant Assessment Analysis – Years 2-3

Lamentation 3.40 Let us examine our ways and test them

Please check off those areas below that apply to your ministry at this point and time. This should be done as often as necessary with your leadership. This analysis is not meant to be thorough or scientific but merely to assist you to understand where your strengths and weaknesses may be at this time in your ministry.

Gathering Questions: Bringing those on the outside in

____ 1. Is there an atmosphere conducive to reaching lost and hurting people?
____ 2. Is there a minimum of one gathering or impact event per month?
____ 3. Is there a plan or strategy to equip your people to invite others to your church every week?
____ 4. Are there flyers and a strategy to get the word out in your community and can each member explain the mission/vision/values of your church in clear and compelling ways?
____ 5. Are your people committed to connect with 2-5 new persons per week?
____ 6. Is there an average of 1 visitor per every 10 attendees in worship?
____ 7. Is there a time during the year that evangelism is taught in your ministry?

                                                                                        Total checked _____

Assimilation Questions: Bringing those on the inside closer

____ 1. Do you have a retention rate of at least 25% (first time guests becoming regular attenders)?
____ 2. Is there a follow up system or a way of following up visitors that works and do you have a follow-up team devoted to this?
____ 3. Do you have a clear system for helping people move from the crowd to the congregation to the committed; eg, offer classes for development like 101, 201, 301, 401?
____ 4. Are expanding your ministry teams for Worship, Kids ministry, Assimilation, Small Groups, and other teams as needed?
____ 5. Do you have at least 50% of your adult attenders in small groups i.e. affinity, task, support or bible study groups?
____ 6. Have at least 25% of your adult attenders gone through your membership classes?
____ 7. Are you regularly sharing stories about people who have come to Christ or recommitted their lives?

                                                                                        Total checked _____

Core Group Questions: Bringing those on the inside as your core leaders

____ 1. Is there a clear system of processing, mentoring and developing new leadership for your church?
____ 2. Are your members giving regularly and sacrificially to your church with time/talent/treasure?
____ 3. Has your TLT – Transitional Leadership Team – begun to prepare the church for the Leadership Team; or, has your Leadership Team begun to function as a group of strategic, spiritual leaders?
____ 4. Are your ministry teams expanding in number the number of people on each team so at least 25% of your adult attenders are serving in some way?
____ 5. Are you having quarterly leadership meetings for all your servant-leaders for VHS & fun (Vision, Huddle as a team, and Skill development & fun together, fun thanking people for their contributions, etc)?
____ 6. Are you spiritually feeding your core as you also do leadership development?

                                                                                      Total checked _____

                                                                                  Grand Total Checks _____
Levels                                         Evaluation Scale

18 to 20 checks       This reveals that you may be in excellent health with a steady ministry momentum (Green Flag)
15 to 17 checks       This is OK but exercise caution and review where your ministry is heading (Yellow Flag)
12 to 14 checks       This may reveal stagnation may be slowly settling in – review this with your leadership (Red Flag)
11 and under         Sounds like you may be in need of ministry intervention by your coach asap.

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