Mission Statement

We, the people of the Church at the Cross, are called to serve God and build His kingdom. We commit ourselves, through worship and service, to play our part in God’s mission, sharing in the movement of God’s love throughout the whole inhabited earth.

In seeking to fulfil this calling, we pledge ourselves to:

  • Help people of all ages, through worship and sharing in our life
    • To hear and respond to the call of God
    • To follow Jesus
    • To grow in faith
    • To exercise their ministry under the guidance of the Holy Spirit
  • Proclaim God’s kingdom by
    • Telling the Good News
    • Serving the community
    • Supporting the Church in its total world mission
    • Working for justice, peace and the proper stewardship of the earth
  • Offer worship which
    • Enables people to meet God, grow as Christians and share, with God and one another, concerns for the world and its people
    • Builds on our traditions, is relevant and reverent, challenging and comforting, innovative and imaginative
  • Develop closer ecumenical relationships
  • Support inter-faith dialogue and understanding
  • Communicate effectively with one another and with others in the world outside 
  • Use our resources of people, money and buildings to achieve these aims