Mission and Vision Statements



Second Presbyterian Church is a welcoming community of faith where Jesus Christ transforms lives through:

worship, as we praise and glorify God;

worship, as we are called to…

  • Glorify God through a variety of worship opportunities that express gratitude, demonstrate commitment to the Reformed faith and engage the gifts and talents of the people of God.
  • Encourage every member of the congregation to respond to congregational worship, through participating in weekly study, service or spiritual fellowship.
  • Invite the congregation and community to experience God’s presence through music, art, drama, dance and other forms of fine art.

mission, as we embody God’s love in service to the world;

mission, as we are called to…

  • Invite each member to join an outreach ministry or ministry team.
  • Deepen commitments to transformational missions that foster sustainable living, develop partnerships and nurture relationships.
  • Cultivate leaders of all ages who embrace Christ’s mission as a way of life.

discipleship, as we listen for God’s Word;

discipleship, as we are called to:

  • Mentor spiritual leaders for the church, community and world.
  • Nurture the faith and spiritual development of children, youth and their families.
  • Develop ministries with college students, young adults, sages and singles of all ages that will transform their lives, vocations and communities.

giving, as we express gratitude to God;

giving, as we are called to:

  • Equip the members of the congregation to identify, develop and use their spiritual gifts and talents in their vocations and as Christ’s servants in the world.
  • Cultivate a spirit of gratitude and generosity so that through sacrificial giving of time, talent and treasure the church commits 50% of its financial resources to mission and benevolences.
  • Encourage the congregation to support the work of the Endowment to extend the outreach of Jesus Christ into our community and world.

fellowship, as we love and care for one another.

fellowship, as we are called to:

  • Develop and strengthen small group ministries that address the needs and interests of the congregation and community.
  • Become an inviting congregation of bold hospitality to ensure all persons receive a warm welcome into our community of faith.
  • Expand the program of lay pastoral care to respond to the pastoral needs of the congregation.