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MISSION & VISION of Cheadle Parish

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A Full Church Mission and Values Sheet and our 2020 Vision Sheet 

CHURCH PURPOSE (Why do we exist?):
                   
Love God, love others and share the good news!

CHURCH MISSION (What are we trying to do?):
SHORT SUMMARY: Seeking to depend on God, love one another,
reach our neighbours and serve our community

LONGER SUMMARY:         
Cheadle Church seeks to honour God                                         Primary Aim
in building a loving community of mature disciples of Christ,   
Practical Aim
under the direction of the Word of God,                                     
How? -Our Authority
and through the encouragement of the people of God,             
How? -Our Approach
who will share the gospel and serve                                         
What? -Our Mission
the parish, the local community and the wider world,              
Where? -Our Concern
to serve God’s purpose of uniting all things under Christ,         
Whither? -Our Goal

CORE VALUES (What matters to us?):
(from PCC away day 2000)
What we stand for
Father, Son and Holy Spirit - God reveals himself as three persons but one God.
God has spoken - the Bible is from God, without error; we need its teaching.
Jesus is Lord - he died for our sins, God raised him from the dead, he is alive today & will return
Repent and believe - we trust in Christ for forgiveness, then we seek to obey him.
The gift of the Spirit - God's Spirit within us empowers us to live for Jesus.
Spread the word - we must make Jesus known to others so they can follow him.
The family of God- we meet together to hear God's word, praise him & encourage one another
 
What we aim to be
Bible people - growing in our knowledge of God's word and in obedience to him.
Gospel people - understanding the good news of Jesus and explaining it to others.
Praying people - committed to regular prayer both privately and together
Joyful people - filled with the Holy Spirit and testifying to his deep joy.
Loving people - eager to serve others in the church and the world.
Church people - valuing our common life and committing ourselves to it.
Giving people - cheerfully giving to God's work and the world's needs.
 
What we aim to do
Listen to God – to grow deeper through our discipleship
Love one another – to grow warmer in our fellowship
Respond to God – to grow stronger through our worship
Share our lives – to grow broader through our service
Share our faith – to grow larger through our evangelism


SEE ALSO: Our 2020 Vision, for how we hope to see our church develop in the next few years.


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