Mission, Vision and Values
of Immanuel Lutheran Church
The community of Immanuel strives to be a living sanctuary of hope and grace.
We are united in God’s love for us in Jesus, poured out for the world through our service to Christ. Our faith made active in love opens doors for all people to encounter God’s love hidden in Christ, the source of our hope.
Worship. We are a community rooted in worship of the resurrected Christ.
Community. God in Christ is at the center of who we are and what we do.
Compassion. We welcome all people, receiving their stories without judgment.
Clarity. We value transparency, accuracy and timeliness in all communications.
Courage. We steer into the hard questions knowing we are safe in God’s grace.
Challenge. We are eager to follow the Spirit’s lead into the future.
Service. We nurture all people to embody God’s work in the world.
Integrity. Our walk matches our talk.
Public. The arena for living our faith is the world.
Nurture. We encourage each other in the way of the cross.
Approved by Council 10/21/14
Draft 4 Exec 10/10/14