To better understand our community, Chapel Rock Christian Church has commissioned two studies with the Precept Group since 2016. We also did an Appreciative Inquiry study of church members between 2019 and 2021.
Chapel Rock Community Development started discovering the assets and giftings in our church and community in 2022. We continue meeting neighbors and learning about their skills, knowledge and passions. That is happening in various ways, and includes online surveys.
Our Community Engagement Subcommittee is in the process of researching neighborhoods within a 3-mile radius of the church. Their mission is to find associations and “connectors,” people who just naturally gather other people around them. They will canvass neighborhoods, attend association meetings and invite people to take online surveys.
Our overall vision is to see the West Side flourishing and neighbors and churches working together to make this happen. This work will proceed in three phases: