Our Beliefs


Our Vision: To be a community of devoted followers of Christ, boldly reaching out with the gospel in love.




Our Mission: We exist to edify, encourage, and equip believers to grow in Christ and in serving others, impacting the world with the love of Jesus.

  1. We edify believers in their faith, being built up in Christ, abiding in Him and bearing spiritual fruit as fully devoted followers, strengthened in faith and growing in the knowledge of God through meaningful relationships, fellowship, personal discipleship, and biblical teaching. (Colossians 2:6-7; John15:8-9).
  2. We encourage the church to thrive in the unity and hope found in Christ, showing compassion in a loving and caring community atmosphere. (1 Thessalonians 5:11; Hebrews 20:23-25; John 13:34-35;
  3. We equip believers for ministry, serving one another and using their gifts and abilities to reach out to others, and helping them become devoted followers of Jesus. (Ephesians 4:11-13, Galatians 5:22-23)


Core Values

Our Core Values: Passionate convictions that determine our priorities, influence our decisions; and drive our ministry, and everything we do: Our values at Mountain View EMC are:

  1. Stay Rooted
    • We remain grounded in Christ through biblical teaching, relevant preaching and encouraging one another in the faith (Col 2:6-7, Acts 2:42, 2 Tim 3:16-17, 1 Thess. 5:11).
  2. Worship Wholeheartedly
    • We glorify God through passionate, authentic worship, fervent prayer, in community (Acts 2:46-47, John 4:23-24).
  3. Grow Deeper
    • We are becoming more like Christ through intentional discipleship-equipping and edifying one another for spiritual growth, and works of ministry (Col 3:12-17, Ephesians 4:7-16).
  4. Love Abundantly
    • We embrace all people with compassion, grace, and hospitality, coming together in unity and following Jesus together as a diverse Holy Spirit filled community of faith (Matthew 22:34-40, John 13:34-35, 1 John 4:7).
  5. Give Generously
    • We eagerly give our time, skills, and resources showing gratitude to God with cheerful hearts-building the kingdom of God together (2 Cor. 9:6-8, Romans 12:9-21).
  6. Boldly Share
    • We take risks, empowered and led by the Holy Spirit to share the gospel with others in loving and creative ways (Mathew 28:18-19, Acts 1:8).