Statements of Purpose
Calvary Way purposes to have a transforming impact in our community and the world through the following core values:
-We will worship God individually and intimately which will enrich our time with God corporately.
-We will worship God corporately in spirit and truth which will draw people into deeper relationship with Him.
-We will worship God through preaching that exalts Jesus Christ, proclaims the gospel, and transforms
hearts through the power of God’s Word.
-We will exercise the spiritual gifts given to each believer and allow freedom to use those gifts for God’s
-We will worship through giving biblically, generously, and joyfully.
-We will worship through prayer, exercising faith that God is willing and able to answer our petitions.
-We will encourage personal and corporate Bible study and memorization as a way to grow in grace, in the
knowledge of Jesus Christ, and in love for God.
-We will pray specifically, earnestly, as well as spontaneously, for the good of others and the glory of Christ.
-We will give compassionate care to those in need.
-We will serve selflessly both in the church and in the world.
-We will participate in community efforts to meet the needs of people in the surrounding areas.
-We will support and engage in local, national, and international ministry.
-We will practice whole-hearted obedience to Jesus through personal holiness, both in public and in secret.
-We will make prayer the foundation of all our efforts in life, family, ministry, and worship.
-We will be humble and teachable, always growing in our grasp of God’s truth and grace.
-We will be personally accountable to other Christians.
-We will equip members to make disciples of people from all socio-economic, religious, and ethnic groups
(locally and globally).
-We will develop leadership within the church by means of mentoring, teaching, and equipping.
-We will build strong marriages that portray the covenant-keeping love between Christ and his Church.
-We will provide parents with the foundation for training and discipling children and youth.
-We will coordinate, facilitate, and encourage the discipleship of believers at every age level.
-We will welcome new people, whether ethnically different or similar, with openness and warmth.
-We will be known for our love of people.
-We will gather regularly in order to grow together as a family of believers.
-We will nurture family relationships.
-We, as individual members, will be actively engaged in the life and ministry of the church.
-We will strive for a unified spirit in all that we do.
-We will pursue and attempt to restore disengaged members to fellowship.
-We will be proactive in breaking down barriers to fellowship within the church.
-We will use strategic, as well as spontaneous, evangelism to win the lost to Christ.
-We, as individual members, will be prepared to share the Gospel with others.
-We will be proactive and intentional in developing relationships with people who do not know Christ as
-We will be active in taking the gospel to the nations.
-We will endeavor to engage the diversity of our local community in order to advance the gospel contextually.