Mission & Core Values
We share the common mission of the United Methodist Church . . . Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
We strive to put this mission into action by focusing our efforts on learnin how to better LOVE GOD <> LOVE OTHERS <> and SERVE THE WORLD!
Why? Because we believe that being a Christian, a Disciple of Jesus Christ, is ALL About Relationships!
A disciple is . . . a follower of Jesus Christ who is committed to developing the closest possible relationship with God through Jesus Christ.
The question is asked, “How do we become a disciple of Jesus Christ? It all begins when we enter into a life-long 3-fold process of learning how to:
Love God – through worship, daily devotions, Bible study, spiritual formation practices and the regular participation of the sacraments.
Luke 10:27 - He responded, “You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your being, with all your strength, and with all your mind . . .”
Love Others – through regular participation in one or more small group studies, service projects or ministry teams.
John 13:35 - “This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, when you love each other.”
Serve the World – through serving in a ministry or mission at the church, in the community, or out in the “world.”
Matthew 28:19-20 – “Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to obey everything that I’ve committed to you . . .”
This is a lifelong journey, with Christ walking beside us every step of the way.
What are the Core Values of our Church family?
We believe that the life of a disciple of Jesus Christ is ALL about relationships! We understand discipleship as a divine call to Love God * Love Others * Serve the World
We embrace authenticity and transparency. We are willing to take risks in order to be true to our faith and one another.
We welcome all persons into the life of the church. We celebrate diversity and the gift of relationship as we share our stories together and with others.
We seek to experience God's love as we discover, express and celebrate all of God's gifts.