VISION (Answers the “Why?” Question. Why do we exist as a church?)

Real people
Completely in love with God
Unconditionally loving people
Passionately serving Him
Fully committed to bringing others to Jesus.

MISSION (Answers the “What?” Question. What are we about?)

  • Worship:  Connecting people to God and to one another under the direction of the Holy Spirit.
    (Deuteronomy 6:4-5; Matthew 22:34-40)
  • Fellowship:  Growing while sharing life together
    (Acts 2:42-47)
  • Discipleship:  Leading people to Christ and equipping them to be fully functioning followers of Jesus.
    (Psalm 119:97, 131, 133; Romans 8:29; Ephesians 4:12-13)
  • Family Ministry:  Establishing and supporting healthy individuals, relationships and families.
    (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12; Luke 4:18-19; 1 Timothy 3:4-5)
  • Outreach:  Partnering to impact the city, influence the region, touch the nation, and speak to the world.
    (Acts 1:8; Colossians 4:5)

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CULTURE (The convictions that form our congregation)

  1. Biblical Authority: Learning, loving, and living God’s Word is life-transforming. The Bible is our foundation for living.
    (Romans 10:17; 2 Timothy 3:16-17)
    Q: Am I living according to Scripture?
  2. Purposeful Living: God created you to live with purpose and design – we call this “Life on Purpose.” His ways are always better.
    (Ephesians 5:15-16; Colossians 1:16) 
    Q: Am I using my time, talents, and treasure wisely?
  3. Unlimited Generosity: God is the Ultimate Giver. He’s rich in generosity towards us so we should be generous towards others with our finances, speech and love.
    (Proverbs 11:25; 18:21; 1 Corinthians 13:4-8). 
    Q: Am I a generous person?
  4. Authentic Integrity: We don’t pretend to be perfect, but we can have integrity as followers of Christ. We strive to honor the Lord with our thoughts, words and actions.
    (1 Samuel 16:7; Psalm 78:72)
    Q: Am I the same all the time, even when I’m alone?
  5. Loving Life: We laugh easily, joke often, and enjoy life because there’s nothing more fun than serving God!
    (John 10:10)
    Q: Am I having fun?
  6. Supernaturally Natural: We believe God uses us through the power of the Holy Spirit to bring His life, love and grace into daily circumstances.
    (Luke 4:18-19)
    Q: Am I responding to the Holy Spirit’s leading?
  7. Relational Evangelism: God’s love is most effectively conveyed within the context of personal relationships.
    (John 1:40-42; 1 Corinthians 9:19-23)
    Q: With whom will I share the Good News of Jesus?
  8. Genuine Community: Everyone is welcomed and loved just as they are. We’re a diverse, intergenerational, multi-ethnic, life-giving church family.
    (Hebrews 10:24-25)
    Q: Who have I met at church recently?
  9. Our Best: Excellence honors God and God honors excellence.
    (1 Chronicles 25:1; Colossians 3:17, 23)
    Q: Am I giving God my best in every area of my life?
  10. Empowered Followers: God has gifted each person uniquely to minister and serve others everywhere they go; both men and women can lead within and outside the church.
    (Acts 1:8; 2:17-18; 1 Corinthians 12)
    Q: Am I serving others?