LED BY GOD’S SPIRIT, WE. . .
ADORE the living God
“O come, let us worship . . . the Lord our Creator.” Psalm 95:6-7
In our worship together we joyfully offer God our praises and gifts, and we receive guidance for living out our faith. (John 4:24, Romans 12:1-2)
BELONG to the family of God
“You are the body of Christ and each one of you a member.” (I Corinthians 12:27)
In our life together we are a fellowship of faith in which each person’s gifts are identified and used.
(Acts 4:32-33, Colossians 3:1-17)
COMMIT ourselves to knowing God
“And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching.” (Acts 2:42)
In our journey together we learn the truths of God’s revelation in the Scriptures, and seek to apply them to our lives. (Deuteronomy 5:1, Colossians 2:6-7)
DEMONSTRATE God’s concern for all
“Let us . . . spur one another on to love and good deeds.” (Hebrews 10:24)
In our service together we show God’s love in practical ways, responding to the hurts and hopes of all.
(Micah 6:8, I Peter 4:10-11)
EXTEND the Good News of Jesus Christ to all
“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations.” (Matthew 28:18-20)
In our witness together we declare Jesus as Savior and Lord, using our spiritual and material resources in global ministry. (Isaiah 40:3-5, 2 Corinthians5:17-21)
“We are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, that we may declare the wonderful deeds of him who called us out of darkness into his marvelous light.”
I Peter 2:9.