“Oikonomos” (οἰκονόμος) is the Greek word for stewardship; and it is the name of a new initiative in ministry at Woodland which calls attention to our Christian responsibility (“stewardship”) to God’s earth. In 2021 Woodland will embark on an emphasis to develop a formal ministry of being stewards of God’s creation. If you have interest in this ministry, please contact Mike Massar.
AN ECO-STEWARDSHIP MINISTRY
Purpose: To heighten Woodland’s awareness of the spiritual responsibility of creation stewardship.
- Develop an Oikonomos Task Force that will direct the formation of the ministry with the hope that the task force will evolve into a standing committee of the church
- Educate by providing books, movies, and resources by which congregants can engage at their level of interest
- Involve through programs for children, youth, young adults (e.g. VBS, camps, etc.)
- Evangelize by sharing what we are doing in the community, hopefully piquing interest in our calling and sense of purpose