GOING ABOVE & BEYOND
TO INVEST IN THE NEXT GENERATION AND THE ARTS
To teach the next generation about Jesus in Journey Kidz.
We’re a church that loves to invest in children and families. In 2018 we saw our Journey Kidz ministry grow faster than ever before and we took some big steps (including our first ever Vacation Bible School in July and expanding into an extra theater at our Upper East Side campus). As we grow – in 2019 we want to continue investing in and expanding our ministry to children and their families.
We’ve designed a fantastic experience for children on Sunday in all three of our locations. And we’re planning continued improvements for next year that will help take this ministry to the next level and continue to spiritually invest in our families. When you give to the ABOVE & BEYOND Special Offering – you help strengthen our families and assist them in raising their children in a godly way and assist our team in teaching our kids about Jesus in creative and engaging ways.
Developing a recording studio in The Journey Offices for the Worship Arts Team and the Faith & Life Center…and other New Ministry Initiatives.
In 2018 we offered more high-level learning experiences for our church through our Faith & Life Center than ever before. Plus…our Worship Arts Team has expanded to over 140 artists and creative people. To improve our investment in continued Christian education and in our Worship Ministry – we are developing a new music/recording studio in our Journey Offices.
The Journey is a church with 3 vibrant locations in Manhattan – Vi, lage, Upper West and Upper East. As 2019 approaches, we hope to enhance the Sunday worship experience at all of our locations through improvements to our equipment and signage and other important strategic upgrades – as well as stay on the look-out for potential new meeting locations in our neighborhoods.
In addition, we also want to continue to offer the best opportunity for the people of New York City to become fully-developing followers of Jesus! To do that…we want to use the best resources, offer the greatest opportunities to grow spiritually, and create unique and creative settings to consider a relationship with Jesus. In 2019 we will need to stay ahead in our equipment, facility setup, transportation, and resourcing to see this happen. We want to be prepared to respond to any new ministry opportunities that God presents us in the coming year!