Essential Ministries

The following ministries are done in response to God’s initiative to save us by grace through faith in the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We do NOT do these things in order to be right with God or to stay right with God, but because WE ARE already right with God.

Essential Ministries sermon header

Preaching

Reading and explaining the Word of God in order to reveal Jesus Christ.

Discipleship

Training men, women, and children to know and obey the commands of Jesus Christ.

Servanthood

Imitating Jesus Christ by seeking to meet the needs of others before one’s own needs.

Hospitality

Using one’s home for the sake of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Fellowship

Sharing ourselves, our time, and our possessions with all who are committed to Jesus

Christ.

Evangelism

Declaring that reconciliation between God and humanity is possible by grace through

faith in the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Justice

Helping vulnerable victims of injustice and sin on behalf of Jesus Christ.

Song & Prayer

Expressing one’s self to God through the mediation of Jesus Christ by music, speech, or

thought.