ANNUAL REPORT

2015

The following report lists a lot of numbers. Numbers alone can seem so impersonal, until you realize that every number is a person, who was created and is loved by God. Every number has a name and every name has a story and every story matters to God.

In Luke 15:4 it says, “...What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it…” And in Matthew 28:19-20 it says, “So go and make followers of all people in the world. Baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach them to obey everything that I have taught you, and I will be with you always, even until the end of this age.”

Every number matters because it is connected to a person who was created to receive and give love. Our mission at Rez is to raise up life-giving followers of Jesus who touch their world, one life after another, after another, after another with the love of Jesus Christ.

God has uniquely positioned Rez at the epicenter of growth in Northern Colorado. Rez, our best days are ahead of us and I can’t wait to see what God is going to do in 2016! I love being your Pastor!!

Jonathan Wiggins, Senior Pastor

Know God

Found People Find People

Attendance Breakdown

Total Salvations 1,104
Total Average Weekend Attendance 2,173

With more than 4000 men, women, teenagers, and children involved at Rez, we believe God has strategically positioned us to touch the front range of Colorado, the nation, and our world with the love of Jesus Christ.
Find Freedom

You Can't Do Life Alone

People in Small Groups 1,009
Active Small Groups 135
We believe it is essential for everyone to connect through relationship so we have a wide array of small groups gathered around varied interests, activities and studies.

In the fall of 2015 we added to our small group offerings by launching eight L.I.F.E. (Living in Freedom Everyday) Groups.

LIFE is a small group Bible study which culminates in a retreat experience. It is designed to help believers move from the experience of salvation to the abundant life that Jesus desires for them. The mission of LIFE is to equip participants to remove every obstacle to intimacy with God and walk in the true freedom provided through the work of the cross. 120 people attended our first retreat held in November. It is our hope that everyone who attends Rez will go through the curriculum and experience the retreat.
Discover your Purpose

Growing People Change

Baptisms 195
Began Growth Track 855
New Members 229
855 individuals took their first step in Growth Track with 251 completing each step. Growth Track is a catalyst to help you become a life-giving follower of Jesus Christ. From the initial decision to accept Jesus as your Lord, to the desired destination in life-changing ministry, Growth Track offers the tools necessary to make this happen in your life.
Make a Difference

Saved People Serve People


True fulfillment comes when you use your gifts and passions to make a difference in someone else's life..

The Rez team has hundreds serving each week; one area of this team is Healing Prayer. The Healing Prayer Team with over 71 active members prayed for more than 1000 people this past year.

A story from this year: A little boy had a scan showing a tumor on his bladder. One and one-half weeks before his scheduled surgery he and his parents came in for prayer on a Saturday morning. The next week they had another scan that showed no signs of the tumor!
Volunteer Breakdown

Live Generously

You Can’t Outgive God

Total Income $10,448,308
Tithe Increase from 2014 17%
  • 2014 $4.8mil
  • 2015 $5.7mil
Total Whatever It Takes Offerings $2,280,822
Whatever it Takes Participants 839
In 2015, we as a church family stepped out to do Whatever it Takes to reach the lost by preparing our facilities for the fast growing population of Weld and Larimer counties (over a half a million new residents in the next 25 years). Members made faith commitments to be fulfilled over a three-year period ending March 29, 2018. Phase 3 of our preparation is scheduled for completion in September of 2016.


Average Faith Commitment
$10,289

Faith Commitment Total
$6,500,000
Given on Faith Commitment Sunday $1,000,000
Given prior to Faith Commitment Sunday $1,300,000
World Missions

For God So Loved the World


Total Given to Missions
$2,538,174

Missions Giving Increase from 2014
23%
  • 2014 $1.9mil
  • 2015 $2.5mil
Families given Christmas Baskets 600


Short-Term Missions Trips 12
Short-Term Trip Participants 145
Short-term teams served and ministered in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, India, Hong Kong, Thailand, Mozambique, Nepal, Israel, Louisiana, South Dakota, and Oklahoma

In 2015, Rez help to launch FIRM (Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries) a global fellowship of biblically-grounded believers committed to cultivating Messiah-centered relationships. The vision is to bless the inhabitants of Israel—Jews, Arabs, and others, and the Jewish community around the world, by hosting the first ever FIRM conference in February 2015.
Our support/partnerships with local, national and international organizations has allowed us to be part of:
Gospel Shared 193,020+
Churches Planted 2,763
Cared for the persecuted churches/people through 1,300
International Projects
Decisions for Christ 57,857
People Fed 58,045

Humanitarian aid shipments sent to
25
Countries
Pastors/Leaders trained 7,631
Orphanages served 19

Orphans Loved
1,039
Touching our world with God’s love in...Israel, Northern Colorado, India, Europe, Romania, Mexico, Cuba, El Salvador, Kenya, Paraguay, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malawi, Philippines, Brazil, Poland, Bosnia, Hungary, Botswana, Uganda, Lebanon, Belize, Peru, Burma, Myanmar, Thailand, Turkey, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Iran, Argentina, Portugal, Luxembourg, Tanzania, Colombia, Venezuela, Mozambique, Nigeria, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam.
AK & BK

Adventure Kids & Birth to Kindergarten


Average Weekly Attendance
407

Average Weekly Volunteers
68

Adventure Kids spent six weeks teaching the importance of the gospel and how to share it with others, and saw 485 salvations this year.
Jr & Sr High

Impact Youth Student Ministry

Salvations 63
Baptisms 21
Average Weekly Attendance 147
Students in Small Groups 110
Total Impact was launched during the final quarter of 2015.

On the third Friday of the month, Jr. and Sr. High students experience mind blowing high-tech visuals, amazing worship, a message from a member of the Jr. and Sr. High leadership team, plus an opportunity to hang out, eat some free food, meet new friends and play some games. Just in the fall of 2015, 60 new guests and 20 salvations were recorded.
Students Attended Impact Youth Camp 318
Volunteers Helped Impact Youth Camp 77

Church Financials

Total Income $10,448,308

Tithe Income $5,748,063

Missions Giving $2,538,174

Whatever It Takes Initiative $2,280,822


Your generosity enables us to help more and more people experience a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ. Empowered by your tithes and offerings, we were able to financially partner locally, nationally, and internationally to plant churches, provide education and humanitarian aid, care for orphans and widows, and more! Thank you for putting your heart where His is.
Total Expenses


Operating 23%

Staffing 27%

Campus Expansions 31%

Missions 19%

Every Story Matters