Purpose, Vision, Mission and Value Statements

PURPOSE – Why do we exist?
Love for God and a heart for people
 
VISION – Where are we going?
An active, thriving, outward-focused church that boldly follows Jesus A welcoming community where people come expecting to encounter God
 
MISSION – What will we do to achieve our vision?
Reach – meeting people where they’re at
Teach – equipping people to follow Jesus
Mend – bringing hope and healing to the wounded
Send – sharing our talents and resources here and abroad
 
VALUES – How will we go about it?
  1. Prayer: being in consistent relationship and communication with God (Philippians 4:6)
  2. People of God’s word: Teaching the whole Bible for life application (2 Timothy 3:16-17)
  3. Integrity and Honesty: Creating an atmosphere that is free of gossip, animosity and judgment. (Titus 2:7-8)
  4. Unashamed: “I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes.” (Romans 1:16)
  5. Forgiving and Compassionate: We strive to forgive as we’ve been forgiven and to love as we’ve been loved. (1 John 4:19-21)
  6. Discipleship: Helping people on their journey to follow Jesus and become more like Him. (Psalm 119:105, Romans 12:2)
  7. Intentionality: discovering what we’ve been called to do and doing it well. (Romans 12:4-8, 1 Cor. 12:4-11)
  8. Strength through Weakness: We confess to our own brokenness and weaknesses, which can only be healed and made whole through the work of Jesus in our lives. We affirm that God is the source of our strength. (1 Cor. 1:26-31, 1 John 1:8-9)