The Core Values of Heritage shape who we are and give us direction as we move into the future. These Biblical values define us as a congregation and shape us as we seek to grow into our vision of making our relationship with Christ the most important thing in our lives as we live together as a Christian community. These core values help us Connect, Grow and Go as followers of Christ.
• Hospitality •
“Always be eager to practice hospitality.” - Romans 12:13
Intentionally reaching out to welcome and embrace others into the life of our congregation.
• Evangelical Beliefs •
“Defend the faith that God has entrusted once for all time to his holy people.” - Jude 1:3
We hold the Bible as our authority for faith and practice and believe the doctrines of the Apostles’ Creed.
• Reaching out in Mission •
“Go and make disciples of all nations” - Matthew 28:19
Mission begins at home and extends to all the world. We are called to fulfill the Great Commission of Christ by intentionally seeking to spread the Good News of Christ.
• Intentional Discipleship •
“The things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others.” - 2 Timothy 2:2
We seek to build fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ through teaching, serving and worship. Our call is to make disciples who know their beliefs and love Christ-like lives.
• The Family •
“Impress God’s commands on your children. Talk about them when you’re at home or away, when you lie down or get up. - Deuteronomy 6:7
The family is the key to God’s plan. We value ministry to children, youth and adults. We seek to build strong marriages, strong families and a strong church to minister to married and single alike.
• Authentic Worship •
“God is spirit, so those who worship him must worship in spirit and in truth.” - John 4:24
Worship is how we weekly acknowledge the Holiness and greatness of God. Whether the format is traditional or contemporary, our goal is to help you truly worship God each week.
• Generosity •
“God loves a person who gives cheerfully.” - 2 Corinthians 9:7
We seek to reflect the extravagant and generous love of God through our actions as a church. We express God’s love through kind words, helpful deeds, service to others and monetary sacrifice, as we seek to participate in building God’s Kingdom on Earth.
• Everyone in Ministry •
“As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love.” - Ephesians 4:16
God calls every believer to find their meaningful ministry. Helping people find their place of service is a vital part of who we are a church that makes disciples for Jesus Christ.