Our mission is summarized in the acronym GROW.

Glorifying God

Reaching Out in Love

Opening Hearts

Walking with Christ

GLORIFYING GOD   Luke 10:27

Glorifying God means that we express and celebrate our love for God. Some ways in which we can glorify God are by

  • participating in worship
  • developing a family devotion time
  • being aware of God’s presence in every part of our lives
  • living our lives in a way that is pleasing to God

REACHING OUT IN LOVE   Luke 10:27

Reaching Out in Love means that we help others in need and treat others with compassion, kindness, and respect both within the congregation and the community beyond. Some ways in which we can reach out in love are by

  • supporting and/or participating in mission both locally and worldwide
  • showing appreciation for others
  • carrying out random acts of kindness
  • taking the time to say “I love you”

OPENING HEARTS Matthew 28:18-19

Opening Hearts means that we share the love and teachings of Christ with others. Some ways in which we can share the good news of Christ are by

  • sharing our faith stories
  • inviting others to church
  • making new friends with the unchurched
  • supporting and/or participating in mission

WALKING WITH CHRIST Ephesians 4:11-13

Walking with Christ means that we are becoming more like Christ through personal spiritual growth. Spiritual growth is a life-long process. Some ways in which we can grow spiritually are by

  • participating in Christian education, Bible studies, small groups
  • growing our prayer life
  • serving others
  • discovering and using the gifts and abilities God has given to us