Core Values of Grace Church of Harmony

1. Lordship of Christ: Jesus Christ is the head of our church and we submit ourselves and all our activities in trustful obedience to His will and good pleasure.
(Ephesians 1:20-23, Colossians 1:18)

2. Bible-Centered: The Bible is our authority; through the study and application of the Bible, the Holy Spirit produces change in the life of the Believer.

(II Timothy 3:14-17)

3. Grace-Oriented: God's undeserved favor, forgiveness, acceptance, and enablement are the only means for living in a right relationship with Him.

(Ephesians 2:8-9, Colossians 2:6-7, Galatians 3:3; 5:6)

4. Great Commission-Directed: Our available resources are used to evangelize unbelievers and to equip believers to serve Jesus in our immediate area and to the ends of the earth.

(Matthew 28:18-20, Acts 1:6-9)

5. Prayer-Dependent: Individual and corporate prayer is essential to the conception, planning, and execution of all the ministries and activities of this church.

(Colossians 4:12, I Thessalonians 5:17, Acts 4:31, James 5:17-18, Matthew 14:23)

6. Relationally-Vibrant: Quality friendships among believers are vital in cultivating a sense of community and encouraging a closer walk with the Lord.

(Proverbs 27:17, Acts 2:42-47)

7. Godly Leadership: Church leaders must meet the Biblical standards for those in position of authority and demonstrate an intentional walk with Jesus Christ.

(Acts 20:28, I Timothy 3:1-13)

8. Voluntary Giving: God supplies the resources to operate the ministries of our congregation through the faithful giving of church members.

(II Corinthians 9:6-15)

9. Christian Living: Christians are to live by faith in God's promises, turning from their sins, so as to enjoy a fruitful, Spirit-filled life of Christian service impassioned for God and marked by dedication to Jesus Christ.

(Eph. 5:1-17; Romans 6:1-14)