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					                              DARE TO

“Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more
         than all we ask or imagine…”
                  Ephesians 3:20

           Baptist Church
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INTRODUCTION                                                       THE PAST                                                             THE PROPOSAL                                                       Youth Room
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Mid-week studies and activities for Junior & Senior High
God calls us to trust in him. He commands us to expect more        “Flamborough Centre Baptist Church” began in 1909 in a small         The leadership seeks to provide an eco-friendly facility that is   Sunday Bible class for Junior Highs
from him. He challenges us to dream new dreams with him.           building located at the corner of the 6th Concession and              exible, functional and God-honoring. The proposed plan calls
                                                                   Centre Road by a dedicated group of Christ-followers who             for a two-phased approach.                                         Ministry O ces (expanded)
In short, he dares us to believe…believe that he will do                                                                                                                                                   Senior Pastor
                                                                   wanted to maintain a gospel witness to their rural community.
immeasurably more than we ask or imagine of him!                   As the community grew so did the numbers and ministries of           PHASE ONE                                                          Associate Pastor
                                                                   this thriving work. Several additions and changes were made                                                                             Director of Youth Ministries
As we determine to develop a community of Christ-followers                                                                              The rst phase will incorporate a multi-functional room;
                                                                   to the original building until, in 1999, the assembly of believers                                                                      Director of Family Ministries
locally and globally, we dare to believe that God wants to                                                                              expanded kitchen, resource centre/book store, expanded foyer;
                                                                   relocated to the present location. At that time, the church’s                                                                           Director of Worship
expand both our ministries and facilities. Like the leaders of                                                                          co ee café, nursery and toddler room, youth room, storage
                                                                   name was also changed to “Flamborough Baptist Church” in                                                                                Communications Administrator
                                                                                                                                        rooms, additional parking, site development, and soft costs.
Issachar “who understood the times” (1 Chronicles 12:32) the       order to re ect an expanded ministry vision.                                                                                            Interns
elders, deacons and directors are convinced that the time to                                                                            It is the commitment of the leadership to be wise stewards.
step out in faith and trust God for more is now. In light of the
                                                                                                                                        Construction will not begin until the congregation is satis ed     PHASE TWO
                                                                   THE PRESENT                                                          with the percentage of cash raised. Bonds will not be solicited
anticipated population growth of Waterdown, the health of our                                                                                                                                              The second phase will incorporate the gymnasium, Sunday
                                                                   Today over 400 children, students, and adults call this church       during phase one of the facility expansion. Phase two will not
growing congregation, and the objective to reach and disciple                                                                                                                                              school rooms, washrooms/change rooms, storage, ministry
                                                                   "home." The vision that was lit by those faithful believers 100      begin until phase one has been completed and is debt free.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           sta o ces and additional parking.
more people for Christ we dare to believe that God can provide     years ago continues to burn bright as we strive "to develop a        PHASE ONE: UPPER LEVEL ROOMS (and possible uses),
the spiritual, human and nancial resources required to             community of Christ-followers locally and globally." Our variety     Foyer (expanded)                                                   Like phase one, construction of phase two will not begin until
achieve this vision.                                               of ministries incorporate the values of celebration, community,      Guest Services counter                                             the congregation approves the percentage of cash raised.
                                                                   evangelism, education, prayer, and stewardship. God's                Displays of special events and selected ministries                 Bonds may be considered in this phase.
We ask you to read through the proposed plans and prayerfully                                                                           Sitting area for parent(s) to care for restless children
                                                                   faithfulness continues to abide upon this church family.                                                                                PHASE TWO: GYMNASIUM
consider whether or not God is moving you to partner with us.                                                                           Sunday morning and/or special events
Our sincere hope is that you, too, will Dare to Believe!                                                                                Nursery and Toddler Rooms                                          Evangelistically-based sports tournaments
                                                                                                                                        Men’s/Ladies washroom facilities                                   Relationally-based recreational sports activities
                                                                                                                                        Handicapped washroom facility                                      Men’s/Ladies aerobics classes
CONSULTANTS                                                                                                                             Family wash/change room facility                                   Mid-week children’s program
                                                                                                                                        Resource Centre/Book store                                         Vacation Bible School activities
Ted Handy - Architect
Ted and his team are recognized for being highly skilled,                                                                               Multi-functional room                                              Community sponsored events (rentals)
                                                                                                                                        Venue for alternate worship service                                Graduation facility for Waterdown schools
imaginative, and talented. “It is our intention to design with
                                                                                                                                        Community-based seminars                                           Seniors tness activities
sensitivity towards our environment by creating facilities with                                                                         Adult Socials                                                      Washrooms & Change rooms
minimal impact on natural resources. Buildings designed for                                                                             Senior’s functions
longevity, multi-use, and ease of maintenance are products of                                                                           Chapel for weddings/funerals
good stewards.” Ted serves as an elder at Emmanuel Baptist                                                                              Parenting workshops during children’s mid-week program             HOW YOU CAN HELP
                                                                                                                                        MOPS (Mother Of Pre-School program)                                This fall you will be asked to commit nancially (over and
Church in Barrie, ON.
                                                                                                                                        Co ee Café                                                         above your regular giving) to the building expansion
Monty McKinnon – Financial Consultant                              THE FUTURE                                                           Venue for seeker-friendly service during Sunday morning            campaign. We BELIEVE that God will provide everything
Monty is the founder of Master Financial Planning Services Inc.    The population of “Old” Waterdown is expected to grow by 12% by      Connecting point for newcomers with ministry sta                   you need through your sacri cial o ering.
which has specialized in church stewardship for over twenty        2018. New housing is expected to add another 16,000 people.          Meeting room (i.e. committees, children’s workers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Honoring God with our nances is not about equal giving, but
years. In his career, Monty has raised more than $460 million      Based on current trends our church family could grow to              small groups)
                                                                                                                                                                                                           equal sacri ce. We may not all have the same wealth, but we
                                                                   approximately 600 people by 2018. May God enable us to trust         Kitchen (expanded)
for Christian organizations by implementing biblical                                                                                                                                                       can have the same spirit of generosity. The objective for each
                                                                   him for greater days ahead as we DARE TO BELIEVE that he will        Storage areas
stewardship principles. “The major focus of our organization is                                                                                                                                            person is to give faithfully and “according to what one has, not
                                                                   do immeasurably more than we ask or imagine.
to provide a ordable consulting in addition to vital                                                                                    PHASE ONE: LOWER LEVEL (and possible uses),                        according to what [one] does not have” (2 Corinthians 8:12).
information to the local church. Our goal is to help churches                                                                           Children’s classrooms                                              In order to serve our congregation and community with an
manage their own fundraising campaign with a little assistance                                                                          More and Larger rooms (some equipped with sinks, TV                expanded facility we are expecting to raise funds over the
                                                                                                                                        monitors, and cupboards)                                           next few years to expand our present facilities in two phases.
if needed.” Monty fellowships at Cedarview Community
                                                                                                                                        Sunday morning Bible classes
Church in Newmarket, ON.                                                                                                                Mid-week activities                                                In preparation, we ask that you pray that God would show
                                                                                                                                        March Break camp                                                   you how he will enable you to give more generously for his
                                                                                                                                        Vacation Bible School activities                                   kingdom.
                                                                                                                                        Day Care
                                                                                                                                        Registration Counter for parents/children

  DARE TO                 BELIEVE                                                                                                       Large Play Room
                                                                                                                                        Sunday morning open sessions
                                                                                                                                        Day Care

      Phase One

         “Now finish the work,
 so that your eager willingness to do it
may be matched by your completion of it,
       according to your means”
             2 Corinthians 8:11

      Phase Two