At Valley View Church, our vision for the worship and creative arts ministry is to be a “sculpturing factory.” The analogy of a factory works especially well in the southwest area of Louisville, where our church is located. Many of our members work at the Ford plants or the major UPS hub nearby, so it’s easy for them to understand and relate to this simple word-picture of our vision.
Below are some particulars, which help explain our “factory” model of ministry:
We have 3 “products” (or goals) that our worship ministry aims to produce:
- Quality worship services (based on Psalm 33:3)
- Quality worshipers (based on Matthew 28:18)
- Quality worship leaders (based on 2 Timothy 2:2)
The Lord, “the Author and Finisher of our faith,” is the Chief Operator who directs the sculpturing process. He determines the speed of the conveyor belts and the pace that each “product” is produced. (After all, they’re His worship services and His worshipers!)
We have strategies in place, which act as “conveyor belts” moving everything along. These strategic processes rarely change. We believe they are biblical, logical and effective in any situation to produce the results…Continue Reading