Acceptance:  The evidence of believing that all people are children of God and demonstrating this value by receiving and welcoming all people to our congregation.  (John 4:1-42)  The feeling of belonging without being judged. (Matthew 7:1)

Spiritual Growth:  “The development of a deeper understanding of the scriptures enables us to do God’s work, bring people to Christ, and allow us to grow closer to God. (Colossians 1:10)  An increased understanding of the scriptures and how to apply them in daily life, and the improved relationship with God that results from this.  (II Peter 3:18)

Benevolence:  To take care of the needs of others in the Church and community. (Matthew 7:12)  Giving to people when there is a need without an expectation of any return. (Hebrews 13:16)

Compassion:  The ability to have empathy toward other people. (Colossians 3:12)