Our Mission & Values

Our Mission:

To be a people that love God with everything that is in us. We want to be a community of hope that reveals the love and compassion of God to our neighbors, surrounding communities, families, and friends by being a people of Word & Deed who live out their faith with action. We are to be the best friend that this community has ever had.

Jesus said “The first in importance is, ‘Listen, Israel: The Lord your God is one; so love the Lord God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence and energy.’ And here is the second: ‘Love others as well as you love yourself.’ There is no other commandment that ranks with these.” Mark 12:29-31(Message)

Our Vision:

Authority

  • Jesus commissioned us to preach the Good news
  • Empowered Evangelicals expressing the Holy Spirit’s gifts in everyday life to those around us.
  • Being a real people of authority that are “Naturally Supernatural”
  • People of Prayer
  • Knowing who we are in Christ and all that this encompasses

Community

  • Relationships (Important to us… one on one).
  • Small Groups (home, marriage & family, & recovery) imparting values of community to our body
  • VCHC Food Pantry
  • Fruit of the Vine Garden
  • Outreach to our communities
  • Corporate gatherings of our community of hope

Training

  • Discipleship
  • ALPHA
  • ALPHA Marriage Course
  • Prayer
  • Passport (Living the Kingdom life)
  • Crown Financial
  • Vineyard 101, 201, 301, & 401
  • Raising up new leaders
  • Vineyard Leadership Institute (VLI)
  • Church Planting

Service

  • Poor
  • Evangelism
  • One another
  • Communities
  • Environment
  • Social Justice
  • Missions – Home & Abroad (Church Planting)

*The above values and their subcategories are goals of this new church plant. Our heart is to implement these over time as we grow as a new church.


 

Our Priorities:

  • We are to be a church that loves the Lord our God with all of our heart, soul, mind and strength.

  • We are to be a people that knows God’s word and lives it out in action (deed).

  • We are to be a church that expresses our love for Christ & His love to us through worship, serving, & compassion.

  • We are to be a church that loves our neighbor as we love ourselves by having mercy and compassion to the poor, locally and globally.

  • We are to be a church that disciples, trains, and releases people to do the things that God has called them to do – such as Church Planting, missions, evangelism, & social justice.

  • We are to be a church that is actively engaged in our community through serving, servant evangelism events, outreaches, social justice and making a difference in our environment.

  • We are to be a church that brings the good news of Jesus Christ to those in our communities, locally and globally, by Word and Deed.

  • We are to be an “Empowered Church”, one that knows its authority in Christ & brings the kingdom of God by being naturally supernatural, doing the stuff that Jesus did, and walking in the power of the Holy Spirit.”