Purpose

We are a community of people who are seeking to love and serve our local community.  We aim to be a mission-shaped church that is building on it’s solid foundation of the past to extend God’s kingdom throughout Calverton in new and exciting ways.

In all we do we seek to

Proclaim God’s love throughout our community

As a church

We strive together

– to follow Jesus

– to care for one another, our community and the world

– and to grow in our Christian faith

 

through our values of ….

Transformative Worship

  • Centred on God as our loving Father revealed to us in Jesus the Son, encountered in the presence of the Holy Spirit amongst us
  • Embodying worshipstyles and traditions that enable everyone, at every stage and age, to be included

 

Compassionate Fellowship

  • Whereeveryone feels welcomed and valued
  • Demonstrated in practical care and encouragement of one another
  • Finding our place and giving place in service of others
  • Bringing, sharing and growing our gifts, as a tangible expression of God’s love.

 

Devoted Learning

  • To grow in the knowledge of our faith and of the life and message of Jesus, enabled and equipped to understand and communicate our faith
  • To be resourced and strengthened for times of difficulty, by our understanding of God and his purpose for our lives.
  • Bringing truth to bear fruit in our lives, guiding how we may live authentically

 

Enthusiastic Witness

  • Being open and accepting of all, recognising that God is at work in our everyday encounters
  • Sharing the good news of God’s forgiveness and acceptance, and the joys and struggles of living in faith
  • Living out our faith to serve others and bring glory to God

 

Dynamic Prayer

  • Making prayer the foundation of all that we do
  • Making and taking time for prayer, individually and together
  • Praying with one another, as well as for the needs of our community and the world
  • Developing gifts and confidence in praying with others

 

Extravagant Generosity

  • With a concern for social action and justice
  • Demonstrated in sacrificial giving of time, skills and money
  • Shown in the unconditional love of God at work in our lives, and within our community