What we value...

 

::  vision

The Vision of the Beacon is to be::
A refuge of hope 
A catalyst for change 
A church for the community

:: mission

The Missionof the Beacon is to::
Be a vibrant Christ following community, loving God, living with an eternal perspective, loving and serving our neighbors in relevant ways, planting new faith communities, building strategic partnerships and training the next generation to do the same.
 
A 6-DAY CHURCH. 
We believe that “church” is what we do 6 days a week and on Sundays we come together to celebrate God’s provision to and through us to the world.

 

:: values

 :: We value…

THE MESSAGE OF JESUS

 THE MESSAGE OF JESUS KNOWN THROUGH GOD’S WORD & PRESENTED IN INNOVATIVE AND RELEVANT WAYS AND IN THE CONTEXT OF COMMUNITY.

 2 Timothy 3:16-17

 

ETERNAL LIFESTYLES

 LIVING CHANGED LIVES THAT ARE IN ALIGNMENT WITH THE PRESENT REALITY OF GOD AND HIS KINGDOM. 

 Matthew 5; 16:19; Luke 12:31; 1 John 2:6; Romans 11:36; Ephesians 5:15-17       

 

WORSHIPFUL & BALANCED LIVES

 WORSHIPFUL & BALANCED LIVESTHAT ARE WORTH GIVING AWAY.  LIVING MOMENTS (INCLUDING OUR WORK, PLAY, PRAYERS, WORSHIP, AND SERVING) THAT RESONATE WITH LIFE OF JESUS.

 Matthew 6:25-34; Luke 16:10a; John 10:10; 2 Timothy 2:15; Philippians 2:15 

 

PRAYER

 PRAYER HAS THE POWER TO CHANGE THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT.

Matthew 6:8; 7:7-11; John 15:7-16; James 5:16

 

GOD’S PEOPLE

 GOD’S PEOPLE EACH EMPOWERED AND PARTNERED WITH OTHERS TO LIVE AND SERVE IN THE UNIQUE WAY GOD HAS GIFTED THEM.

 1 Peter 2:5,9;  4:10; Ephesians 2:10

 

DISCIPLESHIP

 DAILY LEARNING TO BECOME MORE LIKE JESUS.

 Matthew 13:52; 28:19-20; Mark 1:20; Luke 14:26-35; Romans 8:29;12:1-2; Colossians 2:7; 2 Timothy 2:2; 1 Peter 3:15b-16

 

THE FAMILY

 THE FAMILY, RESOURCED BY THE CHURCH AS THE CENTEROF GOD’S PLAN FOR KINGDOM BUILDING.

Genesis 2:22-25; Exodus 20:12

 

THE COMMUNITY

 THE COMMUNITY AS GOD’S PRIMARY FOCUS OF WHERE GOD HAS PLACED US TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

Acts 1:8;        
1 Thessalonians 2:8We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the Gospel of Jesus, but our lives as well." 

 

OUR COMMUNITY IN COMMUNITY

 EVERY PERSON DESERVES TO BE SHEPHERDED, AND THIS HAPPENS IN A LIFE GROUP.  GOD HAS CALLED US TO FUNCTION AS ONE BODY FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT.

 Psalm 78:72; Acts 2:42 Romans 12:5; Galatians 6:2; Ephesians 2:19; 1 Timothy 3:15; 1 John 3:16

 

JUSTICE        

 JUSTICE FOR ALL PEOPLE.  THIS MEANS WE MUST FOSTER A SPIRIT OF RECONCILLIATION AND   ADVOCATE, ESPECIALLY, FOR CHILDREN, WIDOWS, PRODIGALS, AND THE HOMELESS.

 Isaiah 1:17; Jeremiah 7:5-7; 22:3; James 1:27; 2:5; 1 Corinthians 5:16-21