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Becoming a Christian Disciple

Becoming A Christian Disciple

Jesus said, “Love God with all your Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength”, and “Love your neighbors.” -Mark 12:30-31

This is what we try to do at Pendleton Center United Methodist Church!

How can the church help you on your journey to Christian Discipleship?

Each of us needs to evaluate where we should begin, based on our own personal background and experiences. You can start the journey at your own pace, or the church will provide a guide to help you along the journey!

Listed here are examples of ministries that will help you to move toward discipleship and a healthy love for God:

Step One - Getting Started

Heart Ministry – make friends at church


Soul Ministry – attend worship and pray to God


Strength Ministry – begin to support the church with your abilities and giving


Neighbor Ministry – do what you can to serve God by helping others and the church!

Step Two - Making A Commitment To Accept Jesus As Your Lord And Savior

Heart Ministry – develop stronger friendships with other Christians by joining a group at church such as . . .


Soul Ministry – make attending worship a priority (at least three times each month). Pray daily.


Mind Ministry – read the Bible regularly. Attend a beginner’s study group.


Strength Ministry – become involved in a ministry and give with a goal toward tithing


Neighbor Ministry – look for places to share your faith with others and show God’s love in the world


+++++ At this point, people often decide to join the church +++++

Step Three - Becoming A Disciple

Heart Ministry – commit to regular involvement in a group at church by being supportive and caring


Soul Ministry – actively engage in worship. Pray daily and specifically. Listen to God.


Mind Ministry – read the whole Bible


Strength Ministry – list and pursue your spiritual gifts in an ongoing ministry


Neighbor Ministry – train in faith sharing