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The Sending Alliance Covenant

 

(Expectations for a church connected with The Sending Alliance)


INSPIRATIONAL


- a commitment to journey together in grace and trust as we pursue the vision of the Church of KC being united in its efforts to connect with God’s global purposes (John 17:23)


PHILOSOPHICAL


- a desire to learn from other pastors and church mission leaders
- a willingness to talk with others about your church’s mission ministry
- an openness to connecting with other churches in global mission efforts
- a willingness for people from other churches to connect with your church’s mission projects
- a fondness for The Church being united in its efforts to eliminate physical and spiritual poverty
- in essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity (Saint Augustine)


THEOLOGICAL


- agreement with the Apostles' Creed, the Nicene Creed, and/or the NAE Statement of Faith
- in essentials, unity; in non-essentials, liberty; in all things, charity (Saint Augustine)


PRACTICAL


- establishing someone from your church to be aLiaison between your church and
   The Sending Project (TSP)
- TSP hopes you’ll put one of your best leaders in this role!
- this individual is expected to:
- foster communication between your church and TSP
- attend quarterly TSP meetings for church mission leaders
- be passionate about global mission and unity in the Church of KC
- have influence and interaction with key leaders in your church
- making people at your church aware of TSP mission opportunities and events
- however you choose
- to whatever degree you choose
- don't recruit people to switch their involvement from their church to your church


HELPFUL (but not required)


- offering your church’s mission projects to be put into the mix of TSP opportunities
- add the TSP website logo/address/link to your church's website and other promotional material
- put up a TSP poster in your church where your congregation will be able to see it and read it


 

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