The Second Reformed Church of Hackensack
Friday, March 23, 2018

Visioning Session - Second Reformed Church

May 19, 2013



Question 1:   What do you appreciate about our church?  What attracted you?  What is the most positive thing happening right now?  What gives you the most satisfaction as a member?

  • Children’s involvement
  • Traditional service
  • Music program
  • Thoughtful and meaningful sermons
  • Sunday School
  • Sense of family
  • Welcoming pastor
Question 2: What does ‘outreach’ mean to you?
  • Communicating what we have to offer
  • Keeping in contact with those who are unable to be with us
  • Growth as a by-product of what we offer to members and to the community
  • Building visibility of the church in the community
  • Welcoming to everyone
  • Food pantry

Questions 3: What are your expectations regarding Pastoral Leadership?  In what direction do you want the church to go? What kind of pastor could lead us in that direction?  What do you expect from our next pastor? 

  • Pastor who knows how to include different groups of people—the young, the old, different cultures
  • Warm, caring and friendly
  • Available and accessible
  • Sermons that relate to our daily lives