Engage is a group of local leaders, community organizations and concerned residents in Henderson, Kentucky and Evansville Indiana. Our mission is to provide a process that creates partnerships with residents and community resources to improve the quality of life in targeted neighborhoods.
Engage Values include:
LISTEN-Seek to understand the dreams, gifts and strengths of people
LEVERAGE-Build on the strengths and assets of the community
PARTNER-Do WITH not FOR the community
COLLABORATE-Focus the gifts of many on a common vision
COMMUNITY-Serve through community and with the community
ACTION-Demonstrate the love of Christ through action
The Engage process includes 4 simple steps…Listen, Align, Act, Repeat.
LISTEN-Seek to understand the dreams, gifts and strengths of people by providing a safe place for open discussion of ideas.
Align-Build on the strengths and assets of the community by doing things WITH not FOR the community. Work to focus the gifts of many on a common vision and be catalysts-promoting interdisciplinary collaboration
Act-Demonstrate the love of Christ through action
Repeat-Stay at it with a complete dependence on God for community transformation- We can serve the city, love the city and bless the city-but only God has the power to transform a city.