MISSION AND VISION STATEMENT
Our Motto is “A Church That Cares”
Our Vision is to be a community which lives the Bible’s teaching by helping each other become more like Jesus so our families, friends, and neighbors around the world come to love and serve God along with us.
Our Mission is to call the lost and equip followers of Jesus Christ through the work of the Spirit for God’s glory!
Our Goals as a follower of Jesus Christ can be retained by remembering 5 words that begin with S.
Saved: By receiving God’s Gift of new life through faith in Jesus Christ
Ephesians 2:8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith – and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God
Goal: Transforming lives with the message of the gospel by using God-centered, dynamic worship based on God’s word, which includes relevant and challenging applications to our daily life.
SANCTIFIED: By living a godly lifestyle governed by biblical discipline and nurtured through public worship.
2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: the old has gone, the new is here!
Romans 12:1-2 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God – this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Goal: Growing in the faith and nurturing our walk with the Lord by providing God glorifying, relevant ministry for all age groups which includes youth, teens, single adults, young marrieds, young families, middle aged and seniors.
SUPPORTING: By uniting with believers to give and receive Christ-like love.
Ephesians 4:16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.
1 Corinthians 12:27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.
Goal: Reaching out and enfolding all members of Calvary by caring for each other and those around us through continuous fellowship and acts of kindness.
SERVING: By using each person’s gifts to build up God’s kingdom.
Romans 12:6-8 We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.
Ephesians 2:10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Goal: Discovering and using our spiritual gifts and talents so that we are equipped for works of service in God’s kingdom.
SEEKING: By intentionally drawing and enfolding family, friends and neighbors into God’s family.
Matthew 28:19-20a Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.
Luke 15:10 In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.
Luke 19:10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.
Goal: Putting our faith into action by sharing God’s love with our community and world.