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OUR COMMUNITY

WELCOME STATEMENT

 

We are openly and intentionally welcoming and affirming of everyone as beloved creations of God: Of any gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, denomination, or faith. We explicitly reject systems of white supremacy, and we are committed to working for racial justice and equality.

VISION

We are:

Gathered as we are, into inclusive Christian community

Fed in body, mind, and spirit

Sent to love and serve the whole world

VALUES

Welcome

As a community of welcome, we practice Christian hospitality, always striving to respect each person’s unique identity and story.    

 

Worship

As sojourners in faith, we gather in worship around Word, Sacrament, and song that empowers us for lives of love and service.

 

Leadership

As people of God, we challenge and strengthen faithful servant leaders for the sake of the world.   

Adaptation

As Christians in a Lutheran key, we honor the heart of our faith and traditions while continually bringing the gospel in new ways to a changing world.

 

Social Justice 

As followers of Jesus, we strive for social justice, peace, and healing, locally and globally, through advocacy, education and action.