Core Values

Mission Statement

We are a learning and worshiping community of culturally diverse people, called to serve our Creator God, the Seventh-day Adventist Church, our congregations and our world by preparing faithful and effective leaders to make disciples of all nations and proclaim the everlasting gospel of Jesus Christ in the setting of the three angels’ message of Revelation 14.

Core Values

Faithfulness with expectation

Being faithful in our relationship to Christ as Savior and Lord

Being faithful to God and his revelation as expressed in his Word

Being faithful in our quest for truth and beauty through a teachable and steadfast spirit

Being faithful to the Seventh-day Adventist Church and God’s prophetic leading in our story.


Christ-likeness with humility

Cultivating a Christ-like integrity which reflects the character of God

Submitting our whole selves, mind, body and spirit to God

Living a passionate and authentic life of obedience and service


Respect with justice

Being Christians who are global in vision, sensitive to diversity and inter-culturally competent

Respecting all persons by exhibiting love, compassion and caring, recognizing everyone’s unique giftedness and creative potential

Working for fairness, and advocating for justice for those without power or voice


Community with joy

Worshiping with joy and keeping the Sabbath holy

Nurturing a community of healing, grace, restoration and renewal

Developing a sense of collegiality and friendship in our work as brothers and sisters in Christ


Discipleship with wholeness

Embracing the ongoing transformation by the Spirit in our own life of faith and learning

Seeking to see in one another the Spirit’s work of restoring the image of our Maker

Mentoring others in knowing and following their call and vocation


Service with passion

Leading with a servant’s heart to equip others for service

Striving with passion to reach the lost, serve the poor and grow the church

Valuing creation and our call to be stewards in all areas of life 

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