Core Values

OUR VISION - SERVE GOD | SERVE ALL | INSPIRE OTHERS

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BIBLICAL PREACHING - Our belief system and practices are founded solely on the Bible. Consequently, our leaders are committed to the study and expository preaching of God's Word. We strive to teach and preach in a manner that is relevant, practical and, most importantly, centered around the good news about Jesus and His love. (Ephesians 4:14; 2 Timothy 2:15; 2 Timothy 3:16, 17; Romans 1:16; Acts 1:8; 1 Corinthians 9:19-22; 1 Thessalonians 1:5; Ephesians 4:15)

PRAYER - We are committed to constant communication with God through personal and corporate prayer as is encouraged by scripture. God is all powerful, all knowing and is present everywhere, simultaneously. Therefore, we as a church are dedicated to interceding on behalf of our city and the nations of the world as God is capable of solving any issue we as humans face (2 Chronicles 7:14; Luke 18:1; Ephesians 6:18; 1 Thessalonians 5:17; James 5:17).

WORSHIP & ARTS - We are committed to the praise and worship of God with our time, talents and resources. To this end, we strive to glorify God while gathered in our homes, worship facilities and most importantly in our everyday lives. Furthermore, using the arts, we endeavor to honor God, connect His people and engage culture (Ephesians 5:19; Psalms 150; 134:1, 2; Romans 12:1-2).

COMMUNITY - We are committed to following the New Testament church's example of "doing life together." In other words, we as a church, endeavor to live connected in community; serving and building one another up with love and authenticity (John 13:35; Acts 2:42, 46; Acts 4:32-35; Hebrews 10:25; Galatians 6:1, 2).

OUTREACH -  Jesus' purpose for coming to Earth the first time was to reach and save those who were far away from God, with His love. Before His return to Heaven, He commissioned and empowered His followers to reach the lost and point them to Himself for salvation. To this end, we are committed to living as servants on Christ's go-mission, reaching beyond the four walls of our gathering place to share and show the Good News about Jesus to our city and the nations of the world. Additionally, we are intentional about creating gathering environments where people can come as they are, belong and, most importantly, be transformed by the power of the good news about Jesus. (Luke 19:10; Matthew 28:19; Matthew 5:16; Acts 1:8; Romans 1:16; 2 Corinthians 2:2-5).

DIVERSITY - We are committed to serving people from all walks of life. It is our desire to positively impact everyone within our reach with the Good News about Jesus and His love. No matter who a person is, what they look like or where they're from, they are welcome at ServeCity and will be treated with love and respect (John 3:16; Galatians 3:28; Matthew 28:19; Acts 1:8; Matthew 25:35-40; Matthew 23:11).

KINGDOM SUPPORT - We do not consider ourselves to be in competition with other evangelical churches. Therefore, we are committed to praying for, supporting and serving them as such opportunities arise. In as much, we hope to help maintain unity in Christ's body and advance His kingdom in our city and the nations of the world (John 17:11; 1 Corinthians 12:12-26).

MARRIAGE & FAMILY SUPPORT - We are strong proponents for healthy marriages and families. In fact, we believe that many of the issues our world faces today can be resolved through the strengthening of the family unit. Therefore, we are committed to doing all we can to support the married, those considering marriage, and families in our circle of influence (Colossians 3:18-20; Ephesians 5:22-27).

MINISTRY TRAINING - We are committed to and passionate about helping people identify their God-given gifts, callings and preparing them to walk therein. It is our belief that the future of the church and its impact is based on our equipping and empowering those in our midst- especially the youth- for the work of the ministry (Ephesians 4:11, 12).