Little Rock Baptist Church: 2004 Annual Report
Subjects: Annual Report
Description: Emphasized in this report is pulling together and putting teamwork in practice. Mentioned is, God's plan for Little Rock: salvation, education, and economic. It is stressed that it is important that each remember participate and that they should strive to be like disciples (always teaching and spreading the good news). Also included is the importance of unity through diversity, biblical giving and things to consider before leaving a church. Lastly included in this report are the yearly recommendations, stewardship report, pastors census, a calender of tentative events for the following year and more.
Original Format: Annual Report
Rights Management: Little Rock Baptist Church
Contributing Institution: Array
Contributor: Sherell Wiggins
Transcript: Letter From the Pastor
Pastor Holley addresses the congregation in a letter for the upcoming year encouraging members to pull together to work as once. He states that in addition of the Holy Spirit one must be together as a unified team in order to have a successful ministry.
Pulling Together In Unity
Stresses the importance of unity in the church and gives pointers on how each person can contribute to a sense of togetherness. Pointers included in this section are to: be realistic in your expectations, encourage rather than criticize, don't gossip, and support their pastor and leaders.
Before You Quit Your Church
Five things to consider before leaving a church. It states overall to not leave a church based on personal frustrations and discontent. It rather encourages the concept of unity through diversity and that instead of personal preferences choosing a church should be more based on spiritual beliefs instead.
Biblical Attitude of Giving
Gives a brief Biblical history and of giving and how it pertains to concepts like tithe and the difference between free will giving and required giving.
Page dedicated to sacrificial giving and how it is significant to give out of free will not out of obligation.
Recordings of the number of sermons preached, marriages performed, funerals conducted, members baptized and more.
2004 Stewardship Report
List of accomplishments for the church as a whole this includes serve to the community during holiday and for other charitable causes.
2004 Accomplishments/2005 Planning
An outline of workshops and events accomplished in 2004 followed by events and programs planned for the following year dealing with mainly church auxiliaries.
Recommendations 2005, Annual Day Chairpersons
Recommendations for annual day chairpersons; people who are in charge of organized and planning yearly events such as the churches anniversary program.
2005 Calender of Events
A tentative schedule of the list of events that is supposed to take place in the year of 2005.