Our Values are also called our missional motives. Missional motives are shared convictions that guide the actions and reveal the strength of the church.
We celebrate our history believing it guides us into the future. We believe God has done something unique and good in and through the people called Emmanuel church, THEREFORE we celebrate our history as a faithful reminder and future guide of who we are to be and what we’re called to do.
We welcome all, together becoming one in Christ. We believe God’s glory is revealed when very different people worship and serve together as one, THEREFORE we gladly welcome people from all
ethnicities, cultures, generations and socio-economic status, helping them connect to Jesus, each other and God’s mission.
We help everyone take their next step with Jesus. We believe Jesus calls everyone to lifelong growth, THEREFORE we invite people to take the first step of giving their lives to Jesus and encourage, challenge and equip everyone to take the next step in becoming like him.
We develop disciples into leaders. We believe God’s Kingdom advances through the leadership of people, THEREFORE we invest our time, money and lives to nurture the souls, strengthen the character and develop the skillset of disciples so they can effectively lead others.
We love and serve our cities. We believe God loves our cities and desires their comprehensive Restoration, THEREFORE we serve them in hundreds of creative and tangible ways.