Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond

Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.

Ephesians 3:20-21

Who we are:

We ARE the church!

What we do:

We make disciples and equip those who do.

How we do it:

Gather, Grow, Go!

What’s Next?

Above and Beyond: Ephesians 3:20-21

Gathering above and beyond.
We will increase the reach of on campus and online ministries by 25% in 2021.

What you can do:

  • Attend worship (in person or online) EVERY week!
  • Invite unchurched or de-churched friends, family, and neighbors to worship.
  • Join our new VIP team.

Growing above and beyond.
We will connect every member to a small group & every small group to a ministry and mission in 2021.

What you can do:

  • Join and attend a group.
  • Help your group in a ministry or mission project.
  • Start a home group.

Going above and beyond.
We will formalize a network of churches in order to expand the reach of the Gospel in Jacksonville and to the ends of the earth.

What you can do:

  • PRAY!!
  • Give to INVESTED.
  • Go on a short-term mission trip.

Giving above and beyond.
We will be more generous in 2021, increasing our missions and ministry investments by 10% and increasing our number of volunteers by 50% over last year.

What you can do:

  • Practice prioritized, percentage, progressive giving.
  • Give above and beyond toward INVESTED.
  • Serve: Find a place to volunteer.

Loving above and beyond.
We will launch the San Marco Community Center where we will use the arts, recreation, and a weekday preschool ministry to share the gospel with our neighbors.

What you can do:

  • Join us in praying for our neighbors.
  • Share the Gospel in 2021.
  • Volunteering at the San Marco Community Center.

Daily Readings:

This week’s daily scripture readings focus on prayers for the church. As you read each chapter ask yourself what this passage has to teach you about your personal involvement with and prayers for Christ’s church. How might each passage be applied to Southside and inspire you to pray for your church in 2021?

Day 1: Romans 15
Day 2: Ephesians 1
Day 3: Ephesians 3
Day 4: Philippians 1
Day 5: Colossians 1
Day 6: 2 Corinthians 9
Day 7: 2 Corinthians 1

Suggested Resources:

Books:

Center Church, by Tim Keller
Deep and Wide, by Andy Stanley
Breakout Churches, by Thom Rainer

Other sermon series (visit the sermon page):

Tightrope (2020)
Because (2017)
Built to Last (2015)
U R the Church (2014)

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