Growing out of our Core Beliefs were our Core Values. Once again, the process was very helpful. The product should be valuable in evaluating our ministries.
We value servant leadership.
We want to be a church whose shepherds lead, feed, and protect the flock.
Acts 20:28-32; 1 Peter 5:1-4
We value compassionate justice.
We want to be a church who serves the harassed and the helpless.
Micah 6:8; Matthew 25:31-46
We value prayer.
We want to be a church who is God-directed.
Acts 2:42; Ephesians 1:15-23 and 3:14-21; Philippians 1:9-11
We value spiritual transformation.
We want to be a church where members are becoming Christ-like.
Mark 8:34-37; Romans 8:29 and 12:2; 2 Corinthians 3:18; Galatians 4:19
We value unity.
We want to be a church who demonstrates love for each other.
John 17:20-23; Acts 2:42; 1 Corinthians 1:10-17
We value acceptance.
We want to be a church who accepts one another with grace, not judgment.
Romans 14:1 and 15:7
We value evangelism.
We want to be a church who introduces the world to Jesus.
Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 13:1-3
We value giftedness.
We want to be a church where all are serving by God’s power to God’s honor.
1 Peter 4:10-11; Romans 12:3-8, 1 Corinthians 12:12-31
We value families.
We want to be a church that protects, nurtures, and shapes God’s protective unit.
Ephesians 5:21-33 and 6:1-4; 1 Peter 3:1-7
We value worship.
We want to be a church who encounters God in our assemblies and our lives.
Psalm 100; Romans 12:1