Church Ministry Needs Assessment Questions
What kinds of questions should be answered in a ministry needs assessment?
Effective staffing solutions flow out of ministry needs assessment using probing and strategic questions to discern if ministry is on track and changes needed.
- Where should we be?
The basis for answering this question is your church purpose and God's design for the church.
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- Where have we been?
Take a look at what you were doing at the time of the last assessment.
- Where are we now?
List your current ministries and their effectiveness in fulfilling God's purpose and design for your church.
- Where will we be if we keep going as we are now?
Here you are projecting ahead to what will happen if you make no significant changes in your ministry.
- Where will we go from here?
In the final stages of needs assessment you draft a proposal based on your findings.
Order the Staffing Ministry Manual for more input on each question as well as suggested preparations and a process you might use to ask and answer each of the above questions. You'll also find a basic form for recording your conclusions.