LWC – Mission and Vision – Nov. 25 2017 Update

Statement of Faith

Because we love God and all people, we value:
An intimate personal relationship with God our Father and Creator, whose image we bear.

An unconditional surrender to the Lordship of Jesus Christ who alone is the Savior of all

A radical dependence on the empowering presence of the Holy Spirit today in every believer and the church body.

The Bible as Gods word – absolutely dependable, relational, and relevant in equipping all people for life.

Prayer for its power to bring us into God’s presence and to change realities.

Sharing the source of our hope and joy with others.

God’s healing power in our world today.

Serving and giving as the highest forms of witness and work.

Inspiring and joyful worship that engages the heart, mind, and spirit.

Relationships as the most important facet of human existence.

Pursuing a deeper daily walk with God through prayer, worship, study of His Word, service to others, and growing relationships with other believers.

The grace of God, freely given – the only way to be saved.

Unity as the true state of the body of Christ, striving to keep ourselves one in the Spirit and binding ourselves together in peace.

A balanced approach to our faith, worshipping with equal awe the Father, Son, and Holy

The Sacrament of Baptism as a voluntary act of submission to the will of God representing our Death, Burial, and Resurrection in Jesus Christ.

The Sacrament of Holy Communion, where the Real Presence of Christ is present in, with, and under the bread and drink.