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Our mission and our values demonstrate who we are and flow from what we believe.

Our Mission

“We desire to be a church known for loving God, loving people and making disciples.”

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Loving God

Our love of Jesus Christ is at the center of our church. It is this love that allows us to grow in our knowledge of and joyful obedience to him.

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Loving People

Loving God and loving people are inseparable. We love people by not only caring for those who are suffering, but also by sharing how God can transform lives.

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Making Disciples

The Church is made up of people growing together in community. We proclaim the gospel to one another, and help people grow in their faith

Here's what we value as a church

The core values of any organization reflect who they are and what they believe.

Gospel-Centered

We believe that the gospel—the good news of God’s saving activity in Jesus Christ—is the pinnacle of His redemptive acts, the center of the Bible’s story, and the essential message for our faith, life, and witness. We are committed to preaching the gospel, singing the gospel, praying the gospel, counseling out of the gospel, and building our churches upon the gospel.

Reformed

Scripture presents the all-glorious, triune God as the source and end of all things, sovereignly working all things according to His will. At the center of God’s purposes in the world is the exaltation of His glory through the redemption of sinners. God’s sovereign grace in salvation humbles us, fills us with gratitude, and compels us to worship Him and share the message of His grace to all people.

Continuationist

We believe the Holy Spirit desires to continually fill each believer with increased power for Christian life and witness, including the giving of His supernatural gifts for the building up of the church and for various works of ministry in the world. We are eager to pursue God’s active presence in all its breadth, that Christ may be magnified in our lives, in the church, and among the nations.

Complementarian

We believe it was God’s glorious plan to create men and women in His image, giving them equal dignity and value in His sight, while appointing differing and complementary roles for them within the home and the church.

Elder-Governed

Jesus is the leader of his Church and he has called, qualified, and gifted pastors to imitate Him in the task of caring, guiding, teaching, and serving His people.

Outreach & Mission

Our gospel-centrality entails not only treasuring the gospel personally but sharing it passionately. The risen Christ commissioned His church to make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:18–20). We do this in partnership with churches in our denomination, Sovereign Grace Churches.

Partnerships

We are a participating church of Sovereign Grace Churches. This is a committed partnership of a family of churches that work interdependently in developing healthy Christ-centered local churches around the world. It involves an interdependence in areas of mission, pastoral ordination, and adjudication (resolving conflicts beyond the scope or ability of a local church). We operate together according our Book of Church Order and give financially as a local church toward this partnership.

United in fellowship, mission, and governance.

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