United Ministries Division
The mission of the United Ministries Division is to provide resources and to train the church members to unite their efforts with the ministers and church officers in the proclamation of the gospel of salvation in Christ. The goal of the department is to enlist each member in active service for the winning of souls for God.
The United Ministries Division was established as an important agent for soul winning within the church. It exists to teach and to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ in response to the command of Jesus in the context of the three angels messages in Revelation 14:6-12 that we must be part of the first resurrection. As we all were instructed by Paul to be eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace, there is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call— one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in all, and to continue in the same direction of unity and reconciliation, as Jesus prayed for his followers when he said; “so that the world believes”. (John17:21) – (1 Cor 12:12-13) – (2 Cor 5:17-19)
Seeking to fulfill this mission the United Ministries Division continues to communicate the good news of salvation with the objective of winning, maintaining and preparing men, women, young people, boys and girls, in our territory to meet Jesus, and to design programs and resources to help the church in the fulfillment of the its mission.
METHODS AND ACTIVITIES
The United Ministries Division of the local church has historically specialized in certain methods of soul winning, although the department is not limited in any way to just these methods:
- House to house evangelism
- Distribution of literature
- Bible studies
- Organization and development of programs for the community service of the church, including the Dorcas Society
- Organization and development of the annual in gathering campaign
- Operating the correspondence Bible school
- Cooperating with the local church pastor in the organization, administration and promotion of the small group ministries.