For any ministry or faith-based non-profit organization, vision is important. Romans 8:28 says: “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” As a non-profit, a clear vision that aligns with God’s will for the future is a worthwhile foundation. Any organization that aspires to perform godly work must be motivated by purposeful action to remain connected to Him and listen for where He intends to lead. Whether it’s a calling to serve those facing an unplanned pregnancy, to reduce homelessness, to increase financial stability, or any other purpose, it’s important to have an unwavering vision.
Caring Network answered God’s call to serve women facing unplanned pregnancy in 1981. For nearly forty years, we have offered free services and compassionate support. Our continued partnership with individuals and churches has helped our life-affirming mission grow. We understand the role we play in rescuing women and their children from abortion. That’s why we must abide by God’s purpose for us and expand our ministry’s outreach. If you’d like to learn how you can become a part of growing our centers, contact us today!
Why Is It Necessary to Have a Vision?
A heavy question for any non-profit organization is one that asks, “Where are we going?” Answering this question helps to build a solid foundation for the organization’s future. A vision can create a mental picture that not only offers a long-term direction but grants a new perspective. Here at Caring Network, we trust in God’s wisdom, we are confident the plan we have for our future was constructed by Him.
Developing a vision takes time, but it’s worth examining the variety of routes your non-profit can follow. How will you place staff and volunteers in roles that utilize their unique talents? What is the purpose behind your work? More importantly, how will you achieve your goals? While there are usually twists and turns in every journey, having a plan can provide you with a roadmap that will ultimately lead you to your final destination.
What Is Caring Network’s Vision?
We lift our work up to God for His direction. Through the years, He has sustained us, provided for us, and helped us reach countless women with His truth and love.
Principles Equipping Our Ministry With Vision:
- To be a place of refuge for women who feel overwhelmed by an unplanned pregnancy. Our staff models Christ, extending nonjudgmental support while sharing truth.
- We strive to strengthen families by ensuring pregnant women have the resources they need to feel confident in making a parenting or adoption plan. Through one-on-one sessions, we help women process their decisions while also offering them reliable information.
- Our centers have established a credible reputation within the community as a trusted resource for women. We have repeatedly witnessed the need for the life-giving services we provide. There are many communities in our state where women do not have access to pregnancy resource centers. Our recently announced five-year vision is to reach even more women by establishing 25 new pregnancy resource centers by 2025.
We are excited to see what else God has in store for our ministry. We know He shares our love for the women and babies our centers have protected from abortion. Caring Network’s vision for the future has been constructed with Him in mind, and we cannot wait to see how God will move on behalf of our organization and the women we serve.
We remain steadfast in our devotion to helping women throughout the Chicagoland area. Our goal is to reach more women and save countless more lives. The partnerships we have with individuals and churches enable us to thrive. Their support allows us to offer women the support and practical services that help them overcome the challenges of an unplanned pregnancy. You can become a part of our mission and make an impact in women’s lives.
Reach out today to see how you can partner with us to fulfill our vision.