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1 Thessalonians 1:3

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Pleasant Dale Church

4504 W 300 N, Decatur, IN

Ministry Architects

  • Who:  Ministry Architects are consultants who help churches achieve their vision for ministry.  Sara Bailey & Travis Chavis are the two consultants assigned to Pleasant Dale.

  • What: Sara & Travis have listened carefully to our story, our excitement, our hopes, and our challenges.  They led us in a Visioning Summit to dream about our church's mission and goals.  They will continue to walk with us as we step into our future as a church family.

  • Why: We are in a season of healthy growth and enthusiasm. To stay healthy requires faithful stewardship and wise discernment. Sara & Travis have the expertise to help us carefully think about our gifts and challenges as a congregation.


Church-Wide Ministry Assessment Report

After our initial meetings with Sarah and Travis, they created the following report detailing their observations of and recommendations for Pleasant Dale.

The password to view the report is the same as our church directory & media password. 

Contact if you need the password.

What's Next:  Strategic Renovation Team

Following the recommendation of Sara & Travis, a Strategic Renovation Team (SRT) has been formed.  This team is charged with the task of ensuring that the recommendations outlined in the Ministry Assessment Report (above) are carried out.  This team is comprised of individuals representing the different ministry boards at Pleasant Dale.  They are:

Amy Cutler - representing Ministry of Christian Education

Dave McIntire - representing Ministry of Pastoral Care

Arvilla Rodenbeck - representing Deacons

Pastor Jonathan Crandall - representing Leadership Team

Mark Zurcher - representing the congregation at large

The SRT will continue to meet with Sara & Travis periodically as they move forward in this process.