Mission Statement & Core Values

Our Mission: The Mission of Bethany EPC is to follow Jesus with thoughts and words, hearts and hands, that others may do the same.

Core Values:

  • We value God’s Word as the authority in our preaching, teaching, serving, and all of life. (Hebrews 4:12; 2 Timothy 3:16)
  • We value a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and the opportunity to disciple people in their pursuit of life-long spiritual growth. (Philippians 2:12-13; Ephesians 4:13; Hebrews 6:1)
  • We value worship as being vital to the life of the church, celebrating who God is and what God has done for us. (Psalms 66:5; 2 Kings 17:39; John 4:24; Luke 4:8)
  • We value children and youth and support their growth in a lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ. (Matthew 19:14; Mark 9:37)
  • We value prayer to shape our Christian lives and to conceive, plan and execute the ministries and activities of the church. (Matthew 7:7-11; 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18)
  • We value God’s desire to reach all people in our neighborhoods and the world and to reconcile humanity to Himself through Jesus Christ. (Isaiah. 49:6; Matthew 28:16-18; Acts 1:8)
  • We value service and cherish opportunities to meet the needs of others. (Luke 19:10; Matthew 25:31-46; Philippians 2:3-11)
  • We value Christ-centered fellowship and friendship and seek opportunities to join together as the family of God. (Acts 2:42; Ephesians 2:19-22)
  • We value the generous use of all that God has given us individually: time, talents, and treasure. (Romans 12:4-6a; 1 Peter 4:10)