Mission, Values, Strategy, and Vision
The mission of First United Methodist Church, Durant-Caddo is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Prayer-Filled: Our heart’s steady attention on God.
Committed: Responding with integrity.
Spirit-Empowered: Fueling our lives from the presence and power of God .
Compassionate: Extending compassion in every sphere of life.
Word-Centered: Living the life-giving message.
Incarnational: Encountering the invisible God in the visible world.
These values define who we are and how we participate in community together.
The First United Methodist Church faith community is becoming a congregation of people who live out our mission, vision, and values as a congregation of people through:
These strategies are the ways that we move toward our vision and accomplish our mission.
As we make disciples for the transformation of the world, the Holy Spirit will empower us to be: the head, the heart and the hands of Christ—thinking like Jesus, loving like Jesus, serving like Jesus.
As First United Methodist Church makes disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world; lives from its core values; and becomes a congregation that practices Radical Outreach and Hospitality, Passionate Worship, Extravagant Generosity, Intentional Faith-Development, and Risk-Taking Mission and Service; the Holy Spirit will fulfill our vision of being the head, the heart and the hands of Christ—thinking like Jesus, loving like Jesus, serving like Jesus.