Mayflower’s “Harper’s Index”

I bring you Mayflower’s Harper’s Index  2017, various and sundry, not comprehensive! This year at Mayflower…

  •  200 people signed up for Mayflower Action Alert
  • 4 baptized at Easter vigil
  • 27, at least, college-age and young adults back for Dana Blanck’s service
  • 7 AA groups that meet at Mayflower
  • 120 Mayflower members at Isaiah event at Shiloh Baptist
  • 8 number of Creekside children at Mayflower Early Childhood Center
  • 100 people in Lenten small groups
  • 11 times Emily notified our Moderator that she had participated in a press conference or provided quotes to the media, as per our parameter about public witness on social justice issues
  • 952 tweets this year on Emily’s Twitter account, most often connected to justice and anti-racism topics.
  • 1.5 cases of Kleenex used
  • 18 Mayflower families involved in Mayflower Scouts
  • 633.5 meals served by Community and Belonging this year
  • 80 anthems sung this year by the Mayflower choir
  • 10 brand new Mayflower choir anthems
  • 97.5 hours of rehearsal for Mayflower choir
  • 1 prayer shawl and blessing for Paul Douglas
  • 32 kids in owl classes this year
  • 6 number of administrative assistants, including interims, in the last 10 years
  • 94 Ars Moriendi booklets given

Mini Index for Faith Formation search 

  • 6 committee members
  • 198 hours of time
  • 5 months of work
  • 10 applicants
  • 6 first phone interviews
  • 2250 miles candidates travelled to interview with us
  • 8 meals
  • 11 prayers
  • 3 finalist candidates in for second interviews
  • 1 candidate who accepted the position!