About Heather Hills - Ministry Plan

Ministry Plan

Core Values | Mission Statement | Vision Statements (2014)

Core Values

  1. We are passionate about the proclamation and defense of the Scripture, as our final authority for faith and practice.
  2. We are passionate about the spread of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, both locally* and around the world.
  3. We are passionate about Christian fellowship, based in the Gospel and love of Jesus Christ.
  4. We are passionate about prayer, believing it to be essential for spiritual growth, spiritual warfare, spiritual direction, and spiritual blessing.
  5. We are passionate about the spiritual equipping of Christians, applying the truth of Scripture to daily living.
  6. We are passionate about serving God in the local church, with all members using their spiritual gifts in ministry.*
  7. We are passionate about the sincere, biblical worship of God.
  8. We are passionate about Christian unity, but not at the expense of biblical truth.

*aspirational, not actual value

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Mission Statement

"Sharing Jesus with our neighbors and following Him together"

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Vision Statements (2014)

  1. It is the vision of Heather Hills to be a church where teachers of the Bible are constantly being developed and placed in ministry, where biblically-based articles are being written and published, where partnerships for the education and defense of the Scripture are formed, and where public forums are created for discussion of biblical topics.
  2. It is the vision of Heather Hills to be a church where each member is engaged in personal evangelism and where men and women are regularly equipped and sent into the world as ministers and missionaries. It is a church whose testimony is positively felt in both geographical and relational communities.
  3. It is the vision of Heather Hills to be a church where there are no unnecessary barriers to fellowship. It is a place where a close and desired accountability is shared. It is a church that understands the importance of cooperation and fellowship with other local churches of like faith for the advance of the Gospel.
  4. It is the vision of Heather Hills to be a church who prays according to biblical models and instruction. We are a people who trust each other enough to share spiritual needs with each other, as well as physical needs.
  5. It is the vision of Heather Hills to be a place where both men and women are being discipled in the faith and equipped in ministry, where the practical application of biblical truth is consistently shared.
  6. It is the vision of Heather Hills to be a church where all members are equipped to be involved in life-changing ministry and find fulfilment in service.
  7. It is the vision of Heather Hills to be a church where all Christians sincerely respond to God’s truth. It is a place where worship reflects a biblical unity that is contagious. We are worshippers of God who strive to fully express our love and devotion to Him always.
  8. It is the vision of Heather Hills to be a church where members are unified in Christ by bearing one another’s burdens in love and eagerly restoring one another in a spirit of gentleness.

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