VISION/MISSION


VISION

By 2026, our church will follow a pattern of spiritual formation in one another that brings hope to broken lives where individuals and families pass on a spiritual heritage.


MISSION

"Sharing Life, Sharing Christ"

"Because we we loved you so much, we were delighted

to share with you not only the gospel of God

              but our lives as well."  - 1 Thessalonians 1:8


OUR STRATEGY

The process that demonstrates how we will accomplish our

mission of "Sharing Life, Sharing Christ" at the broadest level.

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THE REALITY OF GOD THROUGH JESUS

 


WITH OTHERS IN A COMMUNITY OF FAITH

 


IN THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD AND HIS WORD

 


THE WORLD BY DEMONSTRATING THE LOVE OF CHRIST

 


MEASURES


Measures are a set of attributes in an individual’s life that define accomplishment of our mission of "Sharing Life, Sharing Christ." They create the church's portrait of a disciple of Christ and the definition of spiritual maturity.

"Until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ." -  Ephesians 4:13

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HEART DEVOTED TO GOD

A heart devoted to God is the commitment to and practice of surrendering one's life to the will of god for His glory.


MIND DEVOTED TO TRUTH

A mind devoted to truth is a commitment to and practice of studying, learning, and applying the bible in life as the source of all moral and spiritual truth.


KNEES DEVOTED TO PRAYING

Knees devoted to praying is a commitment to and practice of communicating with God in prayer for life transformation in ourselves and others.


MOUTH DEVOTED TO ENCOURAGING

A mouth devoted to encouraging is a commitment to and practice of speaking to others with the goal of building them up into their identity as a child of God.


HANDS DEVOTED TO CARING

Hands devoted to caring is a commitment to a practice of uniquely using our spiritual gifts and natural talents to tangibly love others at the point of their need as the hands and feet of Jesus.


FEET DEVOTED TO GOING

Feet devoted to going is a commitment to and practice of serving others beyond the church body in any place to share gospel with any person.

OUR VALUES

The shared convictions that guide our actions and reveal our strengths as a spiritual community.

  • gOD DEPENDENCE

    Demonstrated by walking humbly with Christ in daily relationship.

    John 15:5 – Jesus said, “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you  will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing."

  • gENERATIONS TOGETHER

    Demonstrated by creating environments for building intentional relationships across generations.

    Psalm 145:4-7 – One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts. 5 They speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty— and I will meditate on your wonderful works. i 6 They tell of the power of your awesome works— and I will proclaim your great deeds. 7 They celebrate your abundant goodness and joyfully sing of your righteousness. 
  • EQUIPPING ONE ANOTHER

    Demonstrated by helping others discover and live in to God’s purpose for their lives.

    Ephesians 4:16 - From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. 

  • GENEROUS LIVING

    Demonstrated by the giving of time, talents, gifts, and resources within the church and beyond to build God’s Kingdom.

    2 Cor. 9:8,11 And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work…11 You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion.

  • community engagement

    Demonstrated by representing Christ in all communities through working alongside people and organizations.

    2 Cor. 5:18-20 All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: 19 that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. 20 We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.