Mission

Mission Statement:

“Growing God’s Presence”

Foundational Principles:

Christ Centered
Biblically Based
Spirit Led
Grounded in Faith and Love

Values:

Committed
Servant Heart
Nurturing
Welcoming
Visioning


Goal Areas:

  • Community and World Outreach – We will establish outreach programs to serve the needs of others with increased participation of the congregation to Grow God’s Presence.
  • Congregational Care – We will implement a plan to identify and meet the needs of the congregation and visitors to Grow God’s Presence.
  • Physical Facilities and Resources – We will develop a plan for the physical facilities and resources to support the present and future vision to Grow God’s Presence.
  • Equip Members and Others to Participate – We will provide opportunities and resources to inspire people to grow in their Christian faith, witness and living to Grow God’s Presence.

Objectives:

EQUIP MEMBERS AND OTHERS TO PARTICIPATE

    • Enhance communication to congregation and community of programs and ministries by December 31, 2012.
    • Provide at least three programs per year that equip people for life situations, witnessing and action by December 31, 2013.
    • Offer at least eight Bible studies per year with two promoted to the community and achievement of increased participation by December 31, 2013.

COMMUNITY AND WORLD OUTREACH

    • Communication of opportunities to participate in local, national and international outreach by December 31, 2012.
    • Develop a plan for international mission program by December 31, 2012.
    • Implement an additional local ministry by December 31, 2013.
    • Investigate and implement a plan to support children in the community by December 31, 2014.

CONGREGATIONAL CARE

    • Implement Stephen Ministry by September 30, 2012.
    • Develop age appropriate ministry and outreach groups for youth, young adults, middle-age, and seniors by December 31, 2012.
    • Implement plan for follow-up with visitors by December 31, 2013.

PHYSICAL FACILITES AND RESOURCES

    • Inventory and document existing facilities and resources by December 31, 2012.
    • Develop vision of future facilities and resources with Session concurrence, obtain congregation input and Session approval by December 31, 2013.
    • Refine and document long range facilities and resources plan by December 31, 2014.