Expanding the Kingdom of God.
The mission of the Southeastern California Conference of Seventh day Adventists is the expansion of God’s kingdom through the preaching, teaching, publishing, and living of the everlasting gospel by women and men in the cross cultural communities of our territory
These values shape our missionand life together as a church. Icame that they mayhave life andhave it abundantly.—John 10:10,ESV
We value the COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS that are affirmed and nurtured within our shared life in Jesus Christ, and the PARTICIPATION of every member in the planning and implementation of our ministries in churches, school sand institutions.
We value CROSS-GENERATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL MINISTRIES and multicultural ministries and seek leadership, and engagement in INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY from every person within our community.
We value the growth and development that comes of DISCIPLESHIP and embrace a CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DISCOVERY as we embody the hope and promise of the gospel in our ministries and our individual lives.
We value and accept OUR CALLING to be the body of Jesus Christ and locate within our LOCAL CHURCHES the resources to live hopefully and faithfully, and to bear witnesses to God’s saving grace and the everlasting gospel.
A Compass for our Future
With our eyes fixed on Jesus, the One TrueNorth, we move forward into the future, following Jesus step-by-step, and attentive to the Spirit’s leading.
We ENGAGE next generation leaders as a welcoming Christian community, through thriving ministries for youth and young adults, and in the development of leadership opportunities to serve that shape our shared future.
We live out our calling to EVANGELIZE in new and creative ways, intentionally participating with love and grace in the shared life of our communities, proclaiming the everlasting gospel through our public ministries and individual lives.
We EDUCATE for lifelong faithfulness and success, embracing the highest standards of academic excellence, sustainability and accessibility throughout our Christ-centered and distinctly Seventh-day Adventist Christian educational network.
We EQUIP members of every age to embrace their calling to mission and service, empowering discipleship through mentoring, training and resourcing.