Missional Mandate

“To make new disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”

Everything we do as a church shall flow from, relate to, and further this mission.

Vision Statement

Colonial Park United Methodist Church seeks to be a congregation that will

“Go beyond to lead people of a hurting world into new life through Jesus Christ.”

Missional Motives

as demonstrated by…

  • Seeing each new face as a long-lost friend
  • Intentionally pursuing the stranger with warmth and love
  • Always being “Guest Ready” in our ministries and relationships
  • Embracing with loving purpose people who think, look, and believe different than me
  • Speaking the truth in love with grace and refusing to pass judgment on one another
  • Expressing forgiveness to those who have wronged me, and seeking forgiveness from those I have wronged
  • An intentional focus on fostering growth in all our ministry environments
  • Perfecting the ways of Jesus in each of our lives
  • Employing our spiritual gifts to build up the church
  • Having Christ and his life at the core of all that we do
  • Earnestly yielding to Christ’s leadership in our lives
  • Holding up Christ as our exemplar and the lens by which we view our lives and the world around us
  • Holding to the belief that life change is experiential
  • Being sent out to get our hands dirty for Christ’s sake
  • Being personally engaged with Jesus where he is at work in our world.