Stewardship at St. Mary's

MISSION STATEMENT:

"Our Mission at St. Mary's Episcopal Church
is to be faithful people of God, true
followers of his Son, Jesus Christ, and
good examples of the power of the Holy Spirit."


CORE PURPOSE:

"Our core purpose is to find, gather,  hold and tend to the flock of the Shepherd, Jesus of Nazareth."


CORE VALUES:

Worship:
- To come together to pray, to increase our
understanding and to show our love, reverence,
respect and praise for God, Jesus and the Holy
Spirit.
 
Evangelism:
- To know Christ and to make Christ known by
preaching the Gospel, and by being witnesses to
God's love for his people on earth.

Education:
- To learn and to teach the truth about God,
Jesus and us as His people.

Transformation:
- To effect change into our lives and the lives of
others, that we and they may experience that truth.

Service:
- To minister to those in any kind of need or trouble.

Community:
- To reflect who we are as a diverse yet unified
community of God's people, of all ages and
circumstances, seeking others who would be.

Fellowship:
- To gather for purposes within all of life's realities,
from grief to joy, while maintaining a confident
sense of God's peace, joy and harmony.

Stewardship:
- To use our time, talent and treasure for our mission,
purpose, values, and for the right use of all of God's
creation.

 

(Mission Statement & Core Values were adopted by
the members of the stewardship committee and then
presented to the vestry and were adopted by members
of the vestry on behalf of the parish.)