The First Episcopal District Ministry of Evangelism is pleased to be a major part of “The Big Picture 2020 Vision for the District. A major component of The Big Picture is the “Operation Andrew Evangelistic Thrust”. Our Bishop reminds us that when Andrew accepted Christ’s call and led his brother, Peter, to the Lord, Jesus made these obscure fishermen a profound promise that they would become fishers of people. This glorious promise is at the heart of discipleship.
Operation Andrew calls on all members of the First Episcopal District to accept Christ’s mandate to win souls. Indeed it is true, “unless souls are saved, nothing is saved.” At the core of Operation Andrew is the concept, “each one, teach one; each one, reach one; each one, bring one; each one, win one for Christ and His Church.” When each member becomes committed to the importance of being a disciple they will draw those around them to Christ as well. Members of the First Episcopal District are being called to put aside the ‘heresy of Cain”and become their brother’s and sister’s keeper. We are being asked to do so by sharing the good news of the Gospel and help bring neighbors, friends, relatives and strangers into the fellowship and body of Christ. To do this we are establishing the Operation Andrew Evangelistic Plan to win 10,000 new members to