The ACTS Group
From the Director
In the Spring of this year, a team met to rethink Q Commons Sacramento and invest time, energy and money into creating a premiere one night experience to link people with a common heart and vision to “stay curious, think well and advance good”. We said “yes” to continuing partnership with www.Qideas.org nationally and creating experiences locally that link gospel centered leaders. Gabe Lyons, founder of Q Ideas, has done a great job over the last 8 years or so of building a tribe of curious, thinking, activists who happen to have Jesus right in the middle of everything. Here in the Sacramento region, we have been developing a platform www.convergence.world that is intent on this same thing, so it was a natural connection with Q in early 2014.
This year, our local lineup is “stellar” with the Executive Director of World Impact, Efrem Smith, sharing about understanding issues of race that are stirring around the country. We also have Pastor Scott Hagan who will speak on the issue of fatherlessness, with William Jessup University President John Jackson moderating a “panel of possibilities” in how this issue is being directly addressed in our city. Sosamma Samuel Burnett rounds out our local speaker group as she gives perspective on issues of social and economic justice as it relates to the upcoming election cycle.
Straight up – don’t miss this night to be around other leaders who will be connecting with these vital topics and finding others who want to find the ways to transform lives and culture.
Jeff KreiserACTS Group Director
Leadership Channels Influencing Cities and Culture
Arts & Entertainment influences through story
Business influences through innovation and economics
Church influences through personal and corporate faith
Education influences through establishing knowledge and world view
Government influences law, policies and appropriations
Media & Technology influences through connection and deliverySocial Services/Family influences through social and relational engagement
Learn more at www.Convergence.World
Every School / Every Neighbor Initiative
On Tuesday, August 25, Jeff Kreiser, Executive Director of The ACTS Group , and other leaders shared the vision of Every School/Every Neighbor Initiative with the Folsom Cordova Unified School District principals, administration, city representatives and Rancho Cordova and Folsom area pastors. The gathering of leaders heard testimonies of positive church/school partnerships happening in several Folsom and Rancho Cordova schools. This event, coordinated by the school district, was designed to be a way for pastors and principals to build relationships as well as inspire more partnerships between churches and schools in the Rancho Cordova and Folsom communities. Many leaders left the luncheon inspired to begin new partnerships to better serve their students and their families.
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ACTS Group Endorsement
Judy Trent Whitnack, SacramentoPRAYS Coordinator, Sacramento
“The Church of Sacramento has shown that it needs a unifying catalyst. Sometimes God chooses to use catastrophic circumstances and calamities. For Sacramento God has chosen a sustained move through open hearts and the ACTS Group, which exists for the exclusive purpose of being used by Him as He leads in the reconciliation and restoration of His Body to Himself, for the purpose of furthering the Kingdom of God in Sacramento and throughout the world. Hallelujah and Amen!”
The ACTS Group is…
Unified, gospel-based leaders working for transformation in the diverse communities of the Sacramento region. These leaders provide ongoing leadership and encouragement for gospel movement in communities as well as in the spheres of cultural influence of the city.