Little Rock Baptist Church: 2005 Annual Report

Subjects: Annual Report
Description: This reports message is to “rekindle the flame”. This is stated in the opening letter by Reverend Holley pushing members to increase their desire for the word of God and to demonstrate the power of God by working in unity. This letter is followed by sections dedicated to the way Little Rock contributes to the community by not only providing spiritual services but economic and educational services. In addition to advancing common direction and purpose and unity this program includes the annual pastor's census, ministry report as well as the importance of sacrificial and the biblical concept of giving and more.
Date: 2005
Format: Text/jpg
Original Format: Annual Report
Language: English
Rights Management: Little Rock Baptist Church
Contributing Institution: Array
Contributor: Sherell Wiggins
Transcript: Letter from the Pastor
Pastor Holley encourages its members to “rekindle the flame” by increasing motivation, determination and inspiration. He states that one must refuel their desire for the word of God in order to work as a unified team and demonstrate the power of God.

Catch the Vision
Reading, teaching and serving, the three goals stated on this page for the church. Their purpose is states though salvation, education, and economic. Below each of these terms are way in which the church contributes including but not limited to: Bible class, revivals workshops, service to various high schools and professional development facilities, bookstores, medical center, and real estate.

This Historic Little Rock MBC Kingdom Agenda
A map that includes the layout of Little Rock Baptist Church and it's surrounding buildings such as: a bookstore, family center and nursing center.

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.

S.W.A.T. Street Outreach Ministry
What S.W.A.T. stands for is “ Soul Winning Action Team”. This section is addressed to the purpose and mission of this ministry to promote the act spreading the word of Christ not only in the church but around the community.

P.A.C.E. Discipleship Follow-Up Ministry
What P.A.C.E. stands for is “People Available to Contact and Encourage”. This section is addressed to the purpose and mission of this ministry to help uplift, encourage and give comfort to members who need it.

Biblical History of Giving
Gives a brief Biblical history of giving and how it pertains to concepts like tithe, and the difference between “free-will” giving.

Sacrificial Giving
Page dedicated to sacrificial giving and how it is significant to give out of free will not out of obligation.

2005 Stewardship Report
List of accomplishments for the church as a whole this includes serve to the community during holiday and for other charitable causes.

2005 Accomplishments/ 2006 Planning
An outline of workshops and events accomplished in 2005 followed by events and programs planned for the following year dealing with mainly church auxiliaries.

Pastor's Census
Recordings of the number of sermons preached, marriages performed, funerals conducted, members baptized and more

Annual Day Chairpersons, 2006
Recommendations for annual day chairpersons; people who are in charge of organized and planning yearly events such as the churches anniversary program.

Promoting church services while showing their involvement with the community in the city of Detroit.

A Calender for the year 2006.