Sandy Hill Community Church
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
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
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
Philippians 2:5-11, Deuteronomy 6:6-8, 11:18-19, 2 Timothy 1:6-7,
Excellence- In all things, start from the assumption that God deserves our
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
· 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
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