Missions

Missions

Mission

Prayerfully collaborate with Cornerstone’s congregation to provide thoughtful opportunities for Cornerstone to engage in local, regional, and global missions.

Vision

Engage with the congregation to determine Cornerstone’s heart for missions; support local, regional, and global missions/missionaries and engage with them on behalf of Cornerstone; encourage missions opportunities; and educate/inform the congregation about missions/missionaries.

Long-term Missionaries

  • Revise, implement, and oversee the Long-Term Missions Policy.
  • Love, encourage, and pray for our Cornerstone missionaries.

Short-term Teams & Individuals

  • Revise, implement, and oversee the Short-Term Missions Policy.
  • Approve, support, and oversee short-term missions trip teams and individuals.

Missions Funding

  • Propose long-term and short-term missions funding every fiscal year, aiming for no less than 10% of the church’s operating budget.
  • Oversea long-term and short-term missionary fundraising in coordination with the Board of Deacons (Bylaws/Article VIII/Section 9).
  • Ensure the Conservative Congregational Christian Conference (CCCC) is funded at a healthy level as part of our Missions Budget.

Congregational Engagement

  • Engage and equip the congregation in missions learning, prayer, and participation.
  • Recruit members passionate about missions to serve on the missions ministry team.

Adoption Support

  • Create, implement, and oversee an Adoption Fund Policy.
  • Educate, encourage, and support adoptions and foster care across Cornerstone.

The Board of Elders supervises the Missions Ministry Team. Please contact Andy Bradshaw to learn more about the Missions Ministry Team.