MISSION

LOVE GOD

Become more like Jesus Christ through regular obedience in prayer, worship, and study of God’s word

2 Peter 1:3-9

 

LOVE EACH OTHER

Support our church family in all areas of life through intentional relationship

John 13:34-35; 1 John 3:16-18


LOVE AND SERVE THE WORLD

Share the good news of Jesus Christ through words and actions

John 3:16-1; Matthew 9:35-38


VISION

Emerald City Bible Fellowship is a multi-cultural Christian community that exists to learn, share, and demonstrate the gospel of Jesus Christ in the Rainier Valley neighborhood and beyond.


INSPIRATION

Principles of Christian Community Development Relocation – Living in our area of ministry Reconciliation – Connecting individuals to God and each other Redistribution – Outreach to our community


VALUES

Holistic Approach

We are committed to addressing the spiritual, emotional, physical and social needs of our community internally and externally | Matthew 4:23; Luke 2:52


Location

We are committed to bring an active presence to the rainier Valley neighborhood | John 1:14; Philippians 2:5-8


Reconciliation

We are committed to the journey of connecting individuals to God and each other across different backgrounds and experiences to promote forgiveness, healing, respect and unity. We are committed to speaking the truth in love | 2 Corinthians 5:17-21


Empowerment

We are committed to increasing the capacity of our community by identifying and developing the talents and leadership potential of each person | Romans 12:3-8; Ephesians 4:11-13


Bold Faith

We are committed to a creative and courageous approach to ministry, taking initiative and risk as we follow God | Hebrews 11


Discipleship

We are committed to supporting each other as we become devoted followers of Jesus by providing opportunities and accountability for spiritual growth | 2 Peter 3:18


Ownership

We are committed to fully participate in the vision, mission and values of ECBF through our talents, time and resources | Nehemiah 2:17-18 and Chapter 3