A Dedication to The Bible
We will endeavor to
faithfully preach and teach its eternal, life-transformation
truths through our worship services, Sunday School, Bible
Study, and ministries.
We will use the Bible
to constantly affirm God's direction for our lives and our
church as we navigate through all of life's challenges, and
all of the cultural changes which we will face.
We will be doers of the
Word and not hearers only.
A Dedication to People
We will be witnesses to others by sharing
the love of God as it is presented through the gospel of Christ.
We will strive to equip the church member
to become a Great Commission Christian that is confident in
sharing their faith in Christ.
We will foster opportunities for people
to meet Christ through various ministry events and developing
relationships with transformed members through all ministries.
A Dedication to Worship
We will foster worship that is biblically
We desire that our worship services
bring the worshiper into a life-changing, dynamic experience
with the living God.
We will enter worship services with
the expectation that lives will change in the midst of our
A Dedication to Life Transformation
We will strive for our New Members'
ministry to be the first experience in life transformation
for the church member.
We will encourage each church member
to be a participant in a ministry for the purpose of deeper
and more need-specific life transformation.
We will strive for each church member
to develop the necessary spiritual discipline of prayer and
Bible study to achieve personal daily intimacy with Christ.
We will develop a personal follow-up
system for each church member.
A Dedication to Service
We will provide an ongoing training
process that will equip each member to be confident and qualified
We will assist each member to discover
their God-given giftedness and abilities at every stage of'
We will encourage service by creating
an environment of joy and fellowship among those that serve
We will encourage every member to be
involved in at least one ministry.
A Dedication to Godly
We will seek to join God where He is
We will develop lay leaders who are
kingdom minded and passionate about winning the world to Christ.
We will develop the ability to determine
and anticipate the needs of our lay leaders and deliver solutions
that meet those needs.
We will become a church that leads the
way in kingdom expansion.
A Dedication to Stewardship
We will endeavor to teach that stewardship
is the proper management of all God has given us to expand
We will encourage each member to give
at least a biblical tithe of his income.
We will teach church members to use
the things of the world without being in love with the world.
We will not expend our precious resources on that which does
not fulfill our vision.
A Dedication to Biblical
We will facilitate biblical community
through our worship services and educational ministries.
We will help to equip families to become
the primary place where biblical community is learned and
We will endeavor to ensure that each
member is a part of a ministry where they can connect with
part of our biblical community.
We will intentionally provide a worship
experience where spiritual community is celebrated and practiced.
A Dedication to Unity
We will endeavor to show love one for
We will realize that though we come
from different backgrounds and have different levels of spiritual
growth, we are still one body in Christ.
We will respect each other, listen to
each other, and communicate our opinions in love.
A Dedication to Teamwork
We will use our spiritual gifts and
talents to support and serve one another.
We will serve in any capacity needed
whether or not it is our preferred ministry.
We will not allow someone else's workload
to get too heavy to bear; we will pitch in and help.
We will be committed to our work in
the church realizing that when we are absent or fail to do
our part, the church will suffer.
A Dedication to Encouragement
We will share our testimonies realizing
that others may be facing a struggle that we have overcome.
We will be patient, kind, and understanding
so that others may be encouraged.
We will congratulate one another for
accomplishments great or small.
We will believe God's promises.
A Dedication to Friendliness
We will welcome visitors to our church
with a warm smile and a handshake.
We will take time to spend time with
visitors, new members, and ministry team members.
A Dedication to Strong
We will encourage families to worship
together, pray together, and study the Bible together.
We will be intentional about developing
messages and opportunities for family members to realize their
role in the family according to God's Word.
We will implement ministries to meet
the spiritual and emotional needs of families.