We share these ten Brethren In Christ Core Values to help you to better understand the values that touch our hearts, stir our emotions, and move us to action! Our Goal at The Vine is to move these Core Values to Core Practices in serving each other, our community and the world!
1. Experiencing God's Love and Grace
We value the free gift of salvation in Christ Jesus and the transforming power of the Holy Spirit.
2. Believing the Bible
We value the Bible as God's authoritative Word, study it together, and build our lives on its truth.
3. Worshiping God
We value heartfelt worship that is God-honoring, Spirit-directed, and life-changing.
4. Following Jesus
We value whole hearted obedience to Christ Jesus through the empowering presence of the Holy Spirit.
5. Belonging to the Community of Faith
We value integrity in relationships and mutual accountability in an atmosphere of grace, love, and acceptance.
6. Witnessing to the World
We value an active and loving witness for Christ to all people.
7. Serving Compassionately
We value serving others at their point of need, following the example of our Lord Jesus.
8. Pursuing Peace
We value all human life and promote forgiveness, understanding, reconciliation, and non-violent resolution of conflict.
9. Living Simply
We value uncluttered lives, which free us to love boldly, give generously, and serve joyfully.
10. Relying on God
We confess our dependence on God for everything, and seek to deepen our intimacy with Him by living prayerfully.
Our Vision is to connect people to Jesus Christ, who is The Vine, so that they may connect to each other and the community around them in order to have a growing relationship with The Vine!
Our Mission is to spread the love of Christ through worship, mentoring, teaching and equipping. We desire to be a safe place that welcomes one and all to build healing relationships with God and with each other.