Mission, Vision & Values
Exalt God by following Jesus together as family, being transformed by His grace, engaging the broken with His love.
Jesus was once asked by a man, "Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?" And he said to him, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets." Matthew 22:36-40 (ESV)
In a nutshell, Jesus' answer to this question was, LOVE GOD and LOVE PEOPLE. And that is what we at Smokey Point Community Church want to do. We've taken these two phrases and searched the Bible to gain insight into what they mean in more specific terms. This search has brought us to the following conviction that our MISSION is to....
"Exalt God by following Jesus together as family, being transformed by His grace, engaging the broken with His love."
"A Community Set Free"
Vision is a picture of the preferred future. As we live out the MISSION, by God's grace and in His power, we dream of a day when more and more people in our community will experience true freedom in Christ!
We hold some core convictions as we seek to live out our mission: Exalt God by following Jesus together as family, beingtransformed by His grace, engaging the broken with His love. Our values guide not only what we do, but how we do it.
We value teaching and training that is grounded in the authoritative, reliable Word of God.
We value small group environments where authentic loving relationships lead to life change.
We value outreach that builds relational bridges into our community for sharing the Gospel.
We value establishing partnerships of support and developing people for the advancement of the Gospel to the World.
We value communication with God that deepens intimacy with Him and empowers us to accomplish His will.
We value understanding our culture and adapting without compromising Biblical truth.