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Our Mission Statement

SEEKING THE FAITH

In SEEKING THE FAITH we commit ourselves to:

  • Celebrating God’s love with joyful and dynamic worship

  • Opening ourselves to God’s Spirit each day and in new ways

  • Encountering God by praying for ourselves and others

  • Wrestling with issues of faith, avoiding both simplistic answers and rigid theologies

  • Responding to God’s call with energy, intelligence, imagination, and love

SHARING THE SPIRIT

In SHARING THE SPIRIT we commit ourselves to:

  • Proclaiming the Good News that in life and in death we belong to God

  • Anticipating and meeting the needs of all who enter

  • Finding and nurturing God’s gifts in others

  • Forgiving ourselves and others for things done and for things left undone

  • Encouraging, supporting, and rejoicing with our church family

SERVING GOD’S PEOPLE

In SERVING GOD’S PEOPLE we commit ourselves to:

  • Giving generously out of our abundance of time, talent, and treasure to support God’s work

  • Protecting God’s earth so that all life can flourish

  • Following Christ’s example by caring for the needs of our community, our nation, and our world

  • Reconciling those who are separated from God and their neighbor

  • Calling others to join in the mission of Christ’s church

HEAR FROM OUR MEMBERS

I love this church because...

"This church loves me...just as I am"