Mission & Vision


Share the story of Jesus and the ELCA by engaging with 1 million new people as we grow the church together.


Activate each of us so more people know the way of Jesus and discover community, justice and love.


A world experiencing the difference God’s grace and love in Christ make for all people and creation.

Priority Areas

A Welcoming Church: Engaging new, young and diverse people

“Your young … shall see visions, and your old … shall dream dreams.”
Acts 2:17

A Thriving Church: Rooted in tradition and radically relevant

“You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? … You are the light of the world.”
Matthew 5:13-14

A Connected, Sustainable Church: Raising the bar together

“I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing.”
John 15:5