Sandy Hill Community Church

Core Values:

Core Values shape the work of any organization.  At Sandy Hill the following Core Values shape our leadership effort.  It is out of the following Core Values that all of our, prayer, worship and ministry flow. 

Prayer- Build an intimacy with God as our primary relationship.
     ·  Meditation upon God and His Word
     ·  Intercession
           Romans 12:12; Colossians 4:2, 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18, Psalm 1:2

A Biblical Worldview- Create a Biblical Worldview through Bible-centered preaching and
     teaching.
           2 Timothy 3:15-16, Proverbs 6:23, Matthew 7:24-25

Worship- Create a life-style of relevant, extravagant worship.
           1 Chronicles 16:29, Matthew 18:20, Psalms 100, Hebrews 13:15

Community- Foster life change together through: 
       ·  Small Groups
       ·  Christian Education
       ·  Preschool Relationships
           1 Corinthians 13, 1 Peter 4:8, Acts 2:46-47

Stewardship- Develop the spiritual disciplines and habits of generous 
     giving, as well as wise spending:
       ·  We are Trustees of Finances
       ·  We are Trustees of Time, Skills, and Talents
           1 Corinthians 4:1-2, 2 Corinthians 9:6-7, Romans 13:8 

Discipleship- Observing Jesus' command to make disciples, develop in
     each other the model of Christ for: 
       ·  Strong Faith, 
       ·  Spiritual Growth
       ·  Gifts Discernment
       ·  A Sense of God's Call for ministry
       ·  Servanthood  
          Philippians 2:5-11, Deuteronomy 6:6-8, 11:18-19, 2 Timothy 1:6-7, 
          Proverbs 27:17

Excellence- In all things, start from the assumption that God deserves our
     best.  
          Romans 12:1-2, 2 Timothy 2:15, Malachi 1:6-14

Evangelism- Seek every opportunity to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ, 
     because people matter to God.
       ·  Through personal relationships 
       ·  Though programmatic ministries 
          Matthew 28:19-20, Ephesians 3:8-10, 2 Corinthians 4:4-7; 5:20

Hospitality- Develop a culture of grace, welcome, care, and peace-making 
     to all:
       ·  Inside the church  
       ·  Outside the church
       ·  To the visitor as well as the member 
          Isaiah 58:6-7, Hebrews 13:2, Mark 9:41 

Spiritual Gifts- Reinforce in every believer that they are ministers for
     Christ, empowered by the Holy Spirit:
       ·  To work in the areas of their Spiritual Gifts 
       ·  To use their God-given Talents  
           Ephesians 4:11-13, 1 Peter 4:10-11, Romans 12:6-8, 1 Corinthians
           12:4-11

Relationships-  We seek to live in harmony & peace with our fellow man as Jesus and the Apostles taught us to do.

     -We will seek peaceable and harmonious relationships with other believers and our neighbors.

     -We will value the sanctity of human life.

          Matt. 5:8-12, 38-48, 6:14-15, 1 Peter 2:21-24, 1 Cor. 6:1-11, Romans 12:9-21