Vision & Core Values

Vision and core values taken from our current five year strategic plan.

 

VISION
We are called to do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with God.

 

CORE VALUES

REFORMED/ALWAYS REFORMING

  • Committed to being disciples of Jesus Christ, while valuing relationships with other faith traditions
  • Worship that celebrates preaching, prayer, music, and the sacraments
  • Active engagement within the Presbyterian Church, USA

DOWNTOWN

  • Downtown by history and by choice
  • Annapolis is our classroom and home base—the neighborhood we are responsible for knowing and serving, even though our reach extends to other places in the world

OPEN HEARTS OPEN MINDS

  • A reverence for relationships, as challenging and complicated as that can be
  • Pays attention to spiritual well-being, nurturing a healthy interior life
  • Dedicated to continuous learning and expansion of thought

RADICAL HOSPITALITY

  • A non-judgmental safe haven for those with doubts, questions, or lurking uncertainty
  • Seeks healing and wholeness for all our neighbors
  • Welcomes full participation regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, income, age, sexual orientation, physical ability, or familial status

JUSTICE

  • Advocates for human rights
  • Invested in building partnerships and cultivating grass roots leadership
  • We will be a church that speaks to the larger challenges of our time

TINY FOOTPRINTS

  • We will be kind to the planet
  • We will minimize the resources we consume
  • Green/sustainable endeavors, leading the way towards combating climate change

MONDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

  • We spread God’s love seven days a week
  • We create sanctuaries outside of 171 Duke of Gloucester Street
  • We take our energy from Sunday and share it throughout the week
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