Our Mission

By Stephen Wilson

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“Open Bibles, Open hearts…”

To be a family of God nurturing Christ-likeness in our lives; glorifying God by upholding His truth in love while proclaiming His gospel to the world"

“Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.”

Ephesians 4:15-16 ESV

Our mission flows from Jesus’ own commission given first to His apostles and subsequently, to His church …

“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you …”

Matthew 28:18-20 ESV

We understand that our essential and distinctive purpose as a community of God’s redeemed children is to be maturing as Christ’s disciples (apprentices seeking to learn and live the ways of their Master), while extending God’s invitation to all humanity to likewise be reconciled to Him through His Son (i.e. making other disciples). In this way, we see ourselves as being participants with our Father God as He works towards accomplishing His redemptive purposes for all of creation through His Son, Jesus Christ. Some strategies for how we approach this mission are detailed on our Getting Involved page.