Things We Value

Things We Value

What a church looks like is determined by what they value. Values are not doctrine, but they flow out of it. They are not programs, but they compel them. Our values describe the way we do church. They help determine our church’s schedule, budget, staffing, and ministries. Here is a brief description of some of our core values.

Humility — In our flawed humanity, we seek to honor God through true repentance, love, and worship. (Psalm 51)

Dignity— All people are made in God’s image and worthy of our love regardless of action or circumstance. (Genesis 1:26-27, Matthew 22:37-40)

Renewal— We are all sinners in need of a Savior. (Romans 3:22-24)

Expression of Gifts — We each bring unique giftings to the church body. Together, we are an expression of God’s ministry to our community. (Romans 12:5-6)

Ongoing Christian formation — Transformation is a continuing process. We never quit learning and growing in Jesus Christ as individuals and as a church body. (2 Corinthians 3: 18)

Cultivated servant leadership — Strong, humble leaders are critical to the mission of our church. (Philippians 2)

Faithful prayer — We daily seek God’s direction for our purpose, provision and protection. (Matthew 6:9-13)

Life in the Holy Spirit— The Holy Spirit is our constant companion, and source of life and strength. (John 14:26-27, Galatians 5:16-26)

Biblical truth — The Bible is our authoritative rule of faith and conduct. (2 Timothy 3:16)

Unity — We seek mutual submission, striving for one voice and mission. (Romans 15:5)