The Journey's "Building for Life: Next Level"
Annual Special Offering

Now through February 21, 2021

The Building for Life: Next Level Special Offering is a call to sacrificial giving with a goal of $48,500 for three important missions and ministry areas:

Watch a Special Message from Pastor Jason

The Purposes of this Offering:

Going to the Next Level with Our New Ministry & Worship Center

Enhancing our church building by repainting the exterior and installing a new sign on the front of our building to increase visibility and impact in the community

God has blessed us with an incredible church property in the heart of our community.  As we prepare to return to weekly in-person services in 2021, we have the opportunity to beautify our property and increase our visibility in the community through some needed exterior work.

Through the Building for Life: Next Level Special Offering we will be able to repaint our church building, as well as install a beautiful new sign on the front of the building to make our church more welcoming, and to make it easier for people in the community to find us.

Beautifying our Outdoor Patio by upgrading the entry gate, landscaping, and outdoor furniture

We will also replace the rusty, old entry gate that leads to our Outdoor Patio. This gate is one of the first things that people see when they come to our church. We’ll replace the current gate (which dates back to 1974!) with a brand-new, hand-crafted decorative, aluminum gate that looks modern and inviting for all of our guests.  This new gate will also have a deadbolt lock to add an extra layer of security to our property.

And to make our Outdoor Patio more useful for Sunday services and events, we will purchase outdoor furniture that allows for fellowship after the service, as well as upgrade the landscaping to enhance the beauty of this space.

Repairing our parking lot by replacing broken curbs, resealing and restriping the pavement

The parking lot is the first impression every guest has of our church. And after years of neglect by the previous owner, it’s time to fill in the holes, reseal and restripe our parking lot in preparation for the return to weekly in-person services. We will also replace and repaint the broken curbs and concrete car stops to increase the safety of our parking area.  

These are big projects in our Building for Life initiative, and through Building for Life: Next Level we will be able to complete them in time to warmly welcome you and our community back on campus for in-person services in 2021!

“The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed.”
- Proverbs 11:25

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IMPORTANT “SEMI-RELATED” UPDATE 
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From Lead Pastor, Jason Hatley

By reading this far in the packet, I can tell that you care about our church and its future.  And while this Next Level Special Offering is important to help our church go to the next level for missions, community ministry, and our Ministry & Worship Center in 2021…

**The REAL key to the long-term future of our church is our larger  Building for Life Initiative**

So, the challenge is for everyone in our church to commit to make a consistent weekly or monthly gift to the Building for Life initiative between now and October 2022.

The Building for Life initiative is a BIG dream for the future of our church that goes from now through October 2022 and is focused on FOUR major areas:

Building our future baptistry

by renovating the fountain on our patio so we can baptize new believers all year long

Securing our future by paying down our debt

so that we can remain in our Ministry & Worship Center.

Supporting a New Cross-Cultural Regional Missions Church

that will be able to reach people in our region that we are not.

Beautifying our Property

Some of those are outlined above… but that’s just the beginning!
To complete ALL of the Building for Life initiative projects listed above, it’s going to take ALL of us committing to give, not just in the coming weeks, but between now and October 2022.
 
So, will you be part of the Building for Life initiative by making a faith pledge?

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(Jesus) "I will build my church, and all the powers of hell will not conquer it.”
- Matthew 16:18

Going to the Next Level for Missions

Equipping missionaries who are sharing Christ

We are a church that supports missionaries. And in 2021, through cooperative efforts with other mission-minded churches, we will equip over 3,000 missionaries who are sharing Christ and meeting needs in the U.S. and North America. 

Starting new churches in our region and in the U.S.

We also are a “church that starts churches.”  In previous years, we have helped launch churches in Florida and around the nation.  And through Building for Life: Next Level we will support a new cross-cultural church in Florida reaching people for Christ that we will never have the opportunity to reach.

Supporting missionaries who are taking the Gospel to people in the most unreached areas of the globe.

Through this Special Offering we will also support over 3,500 missionaries around the globe who are reaching out to every identified people group, especially those in highly unchurched countries.  These missionaries are serving in some of the world’s most important (and most dangerous) mission fields.  With our support, and the support of other like-minded churches, we can literally make a difference around the world as new churches are established and people come to know Christ. 

(Jesus) “In the same way that You gave Me a mission in the world, I give them a mission in the world.”
– John 17:18

Going to the Next Level for Our Community

Sharing God's love with our community through relaunching weekly worship services

Because of the pandemic, the last time we met together for in-person worship services was Sunday, March 15, 2020.  And while Church Online has gone well, we miss seeing you every Sunday face-to-face.

In 2021 (we don’t know the exact date yet) we will restart weekly in-person services to go along with Church Online.  This will require a significant investment as we “relaunch” our church to reach South Florida.

With so many people hurting and looking for hope, there has never been a greater need for revival in our community. Through your giving to the Building for Life: Next Level Special Offering, we will be able to share the love of Jesus in this time of need.

Meeting the physical and spiritual needs of the poor in our area

We are a church that serves the "least of these."  During the pandemic our church has been able to step up and meet needs in unprecedented ways – providing thousands of meals, diapers, blood donations, and Christmas gifts to children and families in need.  2020 has been our single-greatest year of community impact in the history of our church.

Through the Building for Life: Next Level Special Offering and our partnerships with local organizations like Boca Helping Hands, we have an opportunity to provide meals, serve the poor, and help those in greatest need in South Florida (both spiritually and physically).

Funding The Journey’s 2021 Benevolence Ministry to help those in our church facing a financial crisis or emergency.

Since 2011, the Benevolence Ministry has allowed us to walk beside people in distress due to difficult financial times, a loss of a job/apartment, or a death in the family and meet a one-time need.   And there has never been a greater time of need for those who have lost their jobs and are struggling financially because of the pandemic.  Because of your generous giving to the special offering, so far in 2020 we have been able to approve all valid requests for benevolence funding.  We look forward to meeting these needs (and more) in 2021!

"Give generously to the poor, not grudgingly, for the Lord your God will bless you in everything you do."
- Deuteronomy 15:10

How can I be a part of the Building for Life: Next Level Special Offering?

Give a One-Time Quick Gift Today

Click the button below to give a one-time quick gift in 60 seconds or less using your Debit or Credit Card. Choose “Next Level Special Offering” from the drop down to designate your gift for the Special Offering.

Give Via Text Message

Simply text the amount of your gift and the phrase “Journey Next” to the short code 45777 (i.e. $200 Journey Next to give $200).

Give by Phone or Mail

Call 561.420.0606 x304 to speak with Charissa.  She can help you give via your credit or debit card by phone and answer any questions you may have.

Or to give by check or money order, please mail your gift to:
The Journey Church
2200 NW Boca Raton Blvd
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Log in to Your Account to Give

Log in to your Journey account and give a one-time or recurring gift using your Debit or Credit Card, or your Checking Account. Choose “Next Level Special Offering” from the drop down menu.

Give by PayPal, Venmo, or CashApp

Want to give by PayPal, Venmo, or CashApp?  Simply click the button below and make sure to type Next Level in the memo line.

Give by Stocks, Bonds and Securities

You may give by transferring stocks/bonds/securities to The Journey’s account.

The Journey Church’s Account Information:
Organization’s Legal Name: The Journey Church of the City
Broker: James Williams @ Raymond James & Associates
Broker’s phone number: 1-800-866-0202
Broker’s Address: 3809 Main Street, Rowlett, TX 75088
Journey’s Account #: 12145642
DTC #: 0725

Email [email protected] or call 561-420-0606 x304 to let the church know of your gift so that we can alert our broker.

To learn more about the Building for Life: Next Level Special Offering contact Pastor Jason at 561.420.0606 x310 or email [email protected]