Values

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As a United Methodist Church,

Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

As a Reconciling Congregation,

We Value Inclusiveness and Diversity We celebrate God’s gifts as a faith community built upon the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. We believe God calls us to

  • be an open, loving, and caring congregation,
  • proclaim Jesus’ love and justice to all;
  • live out God’s unending love through the inclusiveness and welcoming of all persons, including those of all sexual orientations and gender identities.
Our Core Values
  • We value inclusiveness and diversity, which includes tolerance, compassion, civility, working for social justice, and regarding everyone as sacred and precious.
  • We value God-centered, inclusive worship.
  • We value Christian education.
  • We value reaching out to and serving the community and world.
  • We value a faith community that is a nurturing fellowship.
  • We value sharing God’s love.
  • We value ministries to children and youth.
  • We value faith study & discussion.
  • We value openness, which means being a safe place for people and ideas.
  • We value hospitality, which includes welcoming visitors and attracting new members.
  • We value spirituality, spiritual formation, and prayer.
Our Statement of Inclusiveness
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