Our Purpose and Vision
Five Questions Answered In The Vision Frame
1. What do we do?
This is answered in our Mission Statement: “We help people to soar in their relationship with Jesus Christ.”
2. Why do we do what we do?
This is answered in our Values. We value…
i. God’s truth in Christ and Scripture
ii. A New Testament grace perspective
iii. Trusting Jesus, which pleases God
iv. Making disciples
v. Living in Christian community
vi. Maturing in Christ
vii. Proclaiming God’s truth and sharing God’s love
3. How will we do what we do?
This is answered in our Strategy. We want people to be...
i. In the Bible
ii. In community
iii. Serving God
Each of these steps is essential for people to “soar in their relationship with Christ.” It is important for each believer to invest in God’s Word and in a community of truth and grace, while serving God in the church and in the world.
4. What do we offer to equip people to soar in their relationship with Christ?
This is answered in our Measurements. People should participate and benefit from the following five ministries:
i. Worship Gatherings
ii. FIT Classes
iii. Life Groups
5. Where is God taking us?
This is answered in our Vision Statement. “We will be a church that knows Jesus and relates to God out of the truth and grace we receive in Him; a church that helps one another to experience freedom from sin’s power, to heal, and to mature in faith and love; a church that impacts the Northampton area with the message of Jesus Christ.”