Core Values 2017-09-14T11:20:10+00:00
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CHRIST

CENTRED

The Good News of Jesus is the foundation of who we are and how we live.

BIBLE BASED

  • Submitting to the Bible’s teaching on all matters of life and faith.
  • The reading and studying of the Bible both personally and together is essential to our growth as followers of Jesus.
  • Believing that the Bible through the power of the Holy Spirit can transform lives.

SPIRIT LED

  • Believing God is able to do more that we ask or imagine.
  • Prayer is our first priority in following God’s lead in life, church ministry and relationships.
  • Encouraging people to explore, express and use their spiritual gifts to serve God and His church.
  • As we grow in our reliance in the Holy Spirit, we expect to see the fruit of the Spirit evident in our relationship with God and people.

MISSION

SHAPED

  • Recognising and acting our our identity as a people sent to our community to announce and demonstrate the reign of God in Christ.
  • Church life is shaped with a concern for and a priority for reaching people who don’t yet know Jesus.
  • Recognising and acting on our belief that we have a part to play in God’s global mission.
  • Sacrificing our own wants for the sake of building bridges with those who are yet to believe in Jesus.

RELATIONALLY

COMMITTED

  • Love is the foundation of our relationship with each other.
  • Being open and honest with each other.
  • Welcoming, connecting with, and including new people into our church family.
  • Meaningful, loving relationships require more than just a Sunday church service.
  • Love enables and promotes unity despite differences in ages, backgrounds, experiences and faith journeys.

PEOPLE

EMPOWERING

  • Discovering and releasing the gifts and passions of every believer to serve the Church and the world.
  • Encouraging and equipping people to become more like Jesus.
  • Identifying, encouraging and training the next generation of leaders.
  • Teaching our Church family that commitment to God’s Church includes generosity with our time, resources and money.