The Mission Statement of First United Church
As a member congregation of the United Church of Canada, we are a Christian church, worshiping God and guided by the Spirit
We call out the meaning of the life and the message of Jesus.
We are challenged to interpret God's words for our own time and to listen for the voices of modern prophets.
We are a welcoming, healing community, nurturing and supporting our congregational family.
We open our doors with love.
We are a concerned and daring people, proclaiming God's presence and love in our action for social and human justice.
We affirm and celebrate our diversity.
We rejoice in the gifts of our members and in the creative and intentional use of those gifts in stewardship and care for our community and all of God's creation.
We seek courage to live our faith in the community and in the world.
We are mindful of our humanness.
We are grateful for the wisdom of those who have built and nurtured this church.
We are alive with the enthusiasm of our children.
We seek strength to grow and to change as God calls us.