News of God’s love and by acting out that love in His
We, as the
Church in Western Kentucky, must carry on this mission
in these thirty-two counties to nearly 800,000 people of
western Kentucky. We approach our command to go forth
in three primary ways: by proclaiming the Good News, by
celebrating God’s love, and by reaching out to all of
God’s children, especially those who have special needs,
e.g., the homeless, lonely, sick, hungry, etc.
aware that this mission is first carried out in our
families – the domestic Church. Thus, all ministry is,
in one way or another, geared to impact family life.
three areas of ministry (Education, Worship, and Social
Concerns) are essential to carry out the mission of the
Church, there are two essential support ministries –
namely, administration and personnel – that must also be
exercised in any church.
It is the
development of these areas of ministry that will enable
this Church to effectively evangelize the world in which
Pope Paul VI, in his
letter on evangelization, says that any faith community
by its very nature is an evangelizing community – a
community that indeed is carrying on the mission of
Jesus – and now the Church.