Our Vision

 

MISSION STATEMENT

Friendship Church exists to glorify God by engaging people everywhere

in the adventure of becoming fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.

Growing Upward

GROWING UPWARD
with our Father
that is personal
and daily.

Growing Inward

GROWING INWARD
with our spiritual family
that is connected
and caring.

Growing Outward

GROWING OUTWARD
with our world
including our neighbors
and the nations.

 

Because devotion to Christ is about relationships,

we are therefore committed to the following...

UPWARD

To relentless prayer, Bible study and memorization.

Ephesians 6:18-20; 2 Timothy 2:15; Psalm 119:11

To constantly abide in Christ thus producing the fruit of the Spirit.

Exodus 24:18; John 15:1-15; Galatians 5:22-23

To a lifestyle of worship that includes regular corporate times.

1 Corinthians 10:31; Romans 12:1-2; Hebrews 10:25

To a life of service and sacrifice.

Genesis 22:1-8; Exodus 21:1-6; Mark 8:34

INWARD

To small group ministry.

Mark 9:1-8; Acts 2:42-47; Romans 16:1-5

To gift oriented ministry.

Jeremiah 18:1-6; Romans 12:4-8; 1 Peter 4:9-12

To a lifestyle of generosity.

Luke 21:1-4; Matthew 25:14-30; 2 Corinthians 8:2; 9:11-13

To spiritual accountability.

2 Timothy 3:16; Galatians 2:11-21; 2 Samuel 12:1-13

OUTWARD

To actively sharing Jesus.

Matthew 9:35-38; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:8-17

To a lifestyle of hospitality.

1 Timothy 3:2; Romans 12:13; 1 Peter 4:9

To engaging as a partner in missions.

Luke 10:1-7; Philippians 1:3-6; 2 Corinthians 9:1-2

To spiritual multiplication.

Mark 3:13-16; John 21:15-18; Acts 13:1-4

 

WHAT WE VALUE

...loving God and people.

Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Matthew 22:37-40; James 1:26-27

...living biblical truth.

Matthew 7: 24-29; John 8:31-32; James 1:22-27

...a missional lifestyle.

Genesis 12:1-3; Acts 1:8; Philippians 1:3-6

...relentless prayer.

Matthew 21:13; Acts 2:42; Ephesians 6:18-20

...building families.

Deuteronomy 6:1-9; Ephesians 5:22-6:4; Acts 16:29-34

...peacemaking.

Isaiah 9:6; Matthew 5:9; 18:15-35; Galatians 6:1-4

...team ministry.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12; Mark 3:13-19; Romans 12:4-8