Our Mission is to Help People Follow Jesus! We believe that the best way to do this is by focusing on four things: Gospel-Centered Worship, Gospel-Centered Community, Gospel-Centered Service, & Gospel-Centered Multiplication!
Worship is all of us, responding to all of Him, all the time. In light of who God is and what He has done for us, we are called to live the entirety of our lives as a living sacrifice for His glory. Our worship is nurtured as we gather in the context of the local church to re-present the Gospel through preaching, teaching, singing, praying, and celebrating the ordinances of baptism and communion. Each presents an opportunity for the church to receive, remember, respond, and rejoice in the work of our great King.
Romans 12:1, 1 Corinthians 10:31, 1 Corinthians 11:23-29
We worship a triune God that exists in community as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. God not only invites us personally into the community of the Trinity but intends us to experience this divine community in the fellowship of a local church. Though each Christian has a personal relationship with God, that relationship is not individual or private. The Christian faith is not intended to be lived in isolation. We were made for community—relationship with God and with each other. The local church is not merely a place that we attend but a family to whom we belong. The Bible calls us members of the body with the expectation that we contribute to the body for the glory of God and the good of His people.
Hebrews 10:24-25, 1 Corinthians 12:12-31, Romans 12:3-8, 1 Peter 2:9-10
Jesus came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. Jesus calls and commands us to follow His example of service. We were saved that we might now serve. Our service is motivated by God’s desire to extend His grace and mercy to others for His glory and not our own. It is an expression of love and stewardship of grace marked by humility, generosity and hospitality and empowered by a passion for the glory of God. Those of us who have been impacted by the gospel have countless opportunities—both formal and informal—to serve others by greeting at the doors of the church, volunteering in one of our Kid or Student ministries, leading a small group, teaching, singing, giving financially to the needs of others, opening our homes to our neighbors, etc.
Mark 10:45, John 13:15-16, Romans 12:6-8, 1 Peter 4:10, 1 Corinthians 12:12-31
In Matthew 28:18-20, Jesus issues the Great Commission for the Church, which calls us to multiplication. Those of us who follow Jesus are called to proclaim the Gospel and teach others how to follow Jesus. Multiplication takes place when we live sent as ambassadors for Christ whether we are in our communities, workplaces, or across the globe on short-term or long term mission trips. Living Sent isn’t something we do, it’s who we are!
Matthew 28:18-20, 2 Corinthians 5:18-20, John 17:18, Acts 1:8