The Mission of our Church
As a 21st century disciple of Jesus, I reflect the light of God's love by...
"You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light." (1 Peter 2:9)
(in language that reflects the inspired words above)
As God's people gathered together at St. John's, we live to declare the praises of our Savior God who called us out of the darkness of sin into the light of his grace.
Every member vision statement (personal goals)
- Making worship of my Savior the top priority in my life
- Growing in my faith through daily contact with God's Word
- Fostering Christian friendships for mutual encouragement and support
- Using my unique gifts to glorify God and serve God's people
- Sharing the good news of God's forgiving love with others
While these goals apply to every Christian, the God who called us has also placed us in a unique ministry setting. Based on the feedback from surveys and focus groups and in conjunction with the "Called Together, Called to Gather" appeal, the personal vision statement above has been broadened and expanded to include the following congregational goals...