DESIRING TO BRING THE KINGDOM OF GOD AND IMITATE LIFE IN JESUS, WE COVENANT WITH ONE ANOTHER TO BE AN OPEN AND SAFE COMMUNITY MARKED BY ACTION THROUGH HUMLITY, HONESTY. FORGIVENESS, FAITH, HOPE, AND LOVE. WE COVENANT TO BE REVOLTUIONARIES FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD, BELIEVING WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD THROUGH PUTTING OTHERS FIRST, EMBRACING GOD’S CREATION AND REPRESENTING THE FULL LIFE OFFERED BY AND IN CHRIST JESUS.
OPEN- We covenant to be and open community. In all that we do we want to be open and welcoming with others, open and honest with each other, and open and real with our Creator.
SAFE- We covenant to be a safe community in which people can be honest in their questions, doubts, failings, feelings and frustrations. A community where all are valued and people are not abandoned because they are unwilling, but loved and encouraged to experience all that God has for them. A safe community, in which the real person is loved, accepted and challenged.
LOVING- We covenant to be a community of individuals who are driven by the love of God to live the life that Jesus taught. To be a community that loves the world and individuals as God does. A community that is willing to get our hands dirty, as we love the oppressed, marginalized, unloved, and those who disagree with us. We desire not be known for what we say but for how we love and serve.
REVOLUTION- We covenant with each other with the goal to change the world, to make it more of the place that God intended it to be. We commit to being revolutionaries for the Kingdom of God that are willing to take chances and even fail in the attempt to be agents for that kingdom.
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