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Our Mission and Values Statements

Our Mission

Welcoming to all
Worshipping, growing, serving
Christ’s community

Our Vision


  • Recognize that we are all guests of God.
  • Create a welcoming environment where all are received with joy.
  • Foster a community of diversity and affirm God’s grace to all.
  • Offer hospitality and accessibility to all.


  • Reflect a dynamic and life-giving God in our worship life.
  • Provide a diversity of worship experiences that are faithful to our teachings and traditions.
  • Encourage the use of music, drama, art, and other worship forms that utilize and develop congregational talent.


  • Offer educational opportunities for all ages.
  • Expand our care for each other and for all in need.
  • Offer resources for the development and maturity of our faith.
  • Create a place of both comfort and challenge.
  • Foster the spiritual lives of our youth.
  • Actively seek and invite new members.


  • Be deliberate in addressing the needs of our neighborhood.
  • Work in partnership with the ELCA and other Christians to serve our community and world.
  • Actively respond to social challenges and continue to advocate for social justice.

Christ’s Community—

  • What we already are.
  • What God calls us to become.
  • What we live when we welcome, worship, grow, and serve.

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