To create a community of trust, we as God’s faithful respond to our calling by committing ourselves to the following values:
FORGIVENESS: We forgive each other as Christ forgives us.
HONESTY: We speak the truth in love, with mutual respect for others.
JUSTICE: We lift up God’s vision for the world through acts of compassion and
reconciliation in Christ’s name.
LISTENING: We are graciously attentive to each other in discerning God’s will.
OPENNESS: We honor God with our
acceptance of the diversity of our brothers and sisters in Christ.
PASSION: We carry out our God-given tasks with energy, intelligence, imagination and love in the power of the Holy Spirit.
RESPECT: We honor all people as children of God, cultivating an environment of
kindness, trust and integrity.
’You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” Matthew 22:37-39
“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you.” Matthew 28:19