INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

 We celebrate and cherish the richness of diversity in the Body of Christ. We embrace persons of all generations, identities, cultures, capacities and abilities.

"The aftermath of the love method is reconciliation and creation of the beloved community.” – Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights Leader, Baptist Minister and Nobel Peace Prize Winner

 

RACIAL EQUITY & SOCIAL JUSTICE

We understand justice to be integral to the workings of the Divine. We are committed to bringing about a world and a church that is without bias of race or ethnicity, gender or identity.

“Let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.”- Maya Angelou, Social and Civil Rights Activist, Author and Poet

 

 

PROPHETIC SERVICE

We believe in “lived” faith- embodied in belief, word and action. We strive to proclaim the message of Jesus in action and word through service to all creation.

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“The poor and the earth are crying out. O Lord, seize us with your power and light, help us protect all life, to prepare for a better future, for the coming of your Kingdom of justice, peace, love and beauty.” Pope Francis, First pope from the Southern Hemisphere

 

 

 TRANSFORMATIONAL WORSHIP

We engage in worship that is both faithful and challenging. We grow in our spiritual and community journey when worship inspires and informs our action and ongoing refection. 

“A church that does not provoke any cries, a gospel that doesn’t unsettle, a word of God that doesn’t get under anyone’s skin, a word of God that doesn’t touch the real sin of the society in which it is being proclaimed – what gospel is that?” –Oscar Romero, Martyred Archbishop of El Salvador