Vision, Mission & Core Principles

Vision: Cloverdale URC exists to bring glory to God.

Mission: Cloverdale URC seeks to bring glory to God by being a dynamic and caring Christian community that is centered on the worship of God, is faithful in bearing witness to the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ, and is dependent on the power of the Holy Spirit for life and ministry, as governed by the Word of God.

Core Principles: Cloverdale URC seeks to fulfill its mission by:

  1. Preaching and teaching the Word of God in a faithful, evangelical, doctrinal, practical, and experiential way.
  2. Engaging in corporate worship that is God-focused, Christ-centered, Spirit-moved, Word-based, and Heart-felt.
  3. Living in a community that loves and cares for one another by intentionally entering into the joys, hurts, brokenness, and concerns of one another.
  4. Providing loving pastoral care for each member of the church family.
  5. Using our Christ-given gifts for the edification and strengthening of others.
  6. Offering education programs that instruct, nurture, and disciple all ages in the congregation.
  7. Advancing the gospel of Jesus Christ in the local community and the world by personal involvement and through the support of others.
  8. Serving the congregation and community through ministries of mercy.
  9. Seeking God’s direction through prayer and the Bible; all in dependence on the Holy Spirit.