The Focus of this Committee is to minister the love of Jesus Christ to the world through pragmatic action and to build up faith by strengthening evangelistic efforts. This happens most often through special events and activities planned to open lines of relationship and communication.
As stated in the Book of Discipline, the outreach ministries of the church shall give attention to local and large community ministries of compassion, justice, and advocacy. These ministries include church and society, global ministries, higher education and campus ministry, health and welfare, Christian unity and inter-religious concerns, religion and race, and the status and role of women.
As stated in the Book of Discipline, the witness ministries of the church shall give attention to developing and strengthening evangelistic efforts of sharing of personal and congregational stories of Christian experience, faith, and service communications; Lay Speaking Ministries; and other means that give expressions of witness for Jesus Christ.