To glorify and worship God in our lives by providing a strong Christian foundation for our church family, by loving and caring for one another, especially our children, by studying and teaching God’s Word and by actively seeking to meet the needs of our community.
U.C.C. Statement of Mission
As people of the United Church of Christ, affirming our Statement of Faith, we seek within the Church Universal to participate in God’s Mission and to follow the way of the crucified and risen Christ.
Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we are called and commit ourselves…
- To praise God, confess our sin, and joyfully accept God’s forgiveness;
- To proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ in our suffering world;
- To embody God’s love for all people;
- To hear and give voice to Creation’s cry for justice and peace;
- To name and confront the powers of evil within and among us;
- To repent our silence and complicity with the forces of chaos and death;
- To preach and teach with the power of the Living Word;
- To join oppressed and troubled people in the struggle for liberation;
- To work for justice, healing, and wholeness of life;
- To embrace the unity of Christ’s church;
- To discern and celebrate the present and coming reign of God.
Adopted, UCC Conference on Mission, January 12, 1987