SWOT Analysis Paper

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SWOT Analysis
Joel Williams
Columbia Southern University

The business that I chose to look into is the Perry Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. I am currently the pastor of this congregation. We are in the business of taking the good news of Jesus Christ to the masses. It will be interesting to learn of our strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. It is our desire to grow the church and this information may prove to be helpful in our efforts.
Our mission is to reach out to the world, preach to the unsaved, and teach the saved to serve. Our goal is to make disciples through events that form and transform. There seems to be potential for growth through marketing campaigns and grant opportunities. Our priority is to restore the old sanctuary that has been labeled condemned. Apart from that we envision our church operating apartments, community centers, and learning centers. SWOT = Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats
Strengths:
We have a strong presence in our community
We own two buildings – sanctuary and fellowship hall
We feed and clothe the homeless and hungry, we also have a One Church One School Program where we partner with a school in our community and provide things that are needed for students
We are at our very best when doing outreach in our community
Weaknesses:
We are a very small congregation
We only meet on the first and third Sunday of the month
The pastor lives two hours from the church
We do not have a great deal of finances
Opportunities:
We could connect with an event that occurs in our town every two years – Diboll Day
We could show more support to businesses in our community
We could have programs on our church grounds that…