We have amazing MarriedPeople partner churches. These marriage champions are taking the MarriedPeople resources and doing things that are above and beyond anything we dreamed about.
We want you to meet them. So once a month, well spotlight a different church that is impacting not only the marriages in their church, but in their community. We want you to meet people from churches of all sizes, large and small, in various types of communities, whether urban, rural or suburban, with budgets big and small and volunteers plenty or scarce. Regardless of how different these churches may be from yours, we think youll find some relevancy to where you are.
We gave them a list of questions to find out more about their church, their team and their ministry. This month, we would like to introduce you to Kyle Clayton at The Church at Quail Creek in Amarillo, TX.
Church: The Church at Quail Creek (Amarillo, TX)
MarriedPeople champion: Kyle Clayton
Size of your church: 350
Approximate number of married couples: 100
Describe the area you are in: suburban
Tell Us About . . . You and Your Team
I’m full-time on staff as the Senior Pastor.
How many people are on your marriage ministry team? 12
Tell Us About . . . How You Use the MarriedPeople Resources and Strategy
What does the calendar year look like with your marriage strategy? We do two Large Groups events, two Date Nights, one Marriage Retreat, and we have an ongoing Wednesday night marriage study.
What are some of the unique challenges to planning events in your community, and how have you worked around them? Childcare for everything
Share with us one way you took the MarriedPeople resources and customized them to fit your church. We use the materials for retreats, and it’s been great.
What has been on really great thing that has come from using MarriedPeople? Our couples are growing stronger.
What has been your biggest success so far? We set up an ice cream parlor at the end of one of our Large Group nights and then we had a dance.
What’s your dream to happen next? Continue to see the marriage ministry grow. We would love to the MP Monthly content available on video.
Thanks, Kyle, and the awesome team impacting marriages in Amarillo, TX!
For more about The Church at Quail Creek, check out their website.
To connect with other MarriedPeople leaders, request to join the MarriedPeople Leaders Facebook group.
Tim Walker is an editor on the MarriedPeople team, and blogger at timswords.com.
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