Mission, priorities & prayer


Our mission

The mission of Calvary Lutheran Church is to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

 

Our priorities

For the sake of this mission, by the power of the Holy Spirit we will:

  • Live under the Bible’s authority.

  • Invite all people to experience the love of Jesus.

  • Unite in outward-focused community.

  • Equip God’s people to serve.

  • Work with local and global partners in Christ.

  • Give generously within and beyond Calvary.

 

Our prayer

Father in Heaven,    
Matthew 6:9, Romans 8:15-17

Continue the work you have begun in Calvary:      
Philippians 1:3-6, Matthew 16:18

Making of us a                                                         
1 Peter 2:4-5, Isaiah 64:8

Jesus-pursuing                                                      
Philippians 2:5-11, Mark 1:16-18

Scripture-breathing                                               
John 15:7-8, Colossians 3:16

Outward-focused                                                  
Luke 9:23-24, 2 Corinthians 5:14-20

Kingdom-seeking                                                   
Mark 1:14-15, Matthew 6:33

Community                                                           
Acts 2:42-47, Romans 12:1-13

Caring for one another across generations             
1 Timothy 5:1-2, Deuteronomy 6:1-9

Making disciples who make disciples                      
Matthew 28:18-20, 2 Timothy 2:2

Freeing those who are held captive, and                   
Isaiah 61:1, Matthew 10:1

Proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ            
Acts 1:8, John 20:21

Through our words and actions                              
Ephesians 2:10, Ephesians 5:19-20

By the power of the Holy Spirit.
John 7:37-39, Joel 2:28-32

In the Name of Jesus, Amen.
John 15:16, Acts 4:12