Core Values

Mission Statement

Loving God. Loving people. Making disciples.


Vision Statement

In response to God and for the sake of all people in the surrounding communities and the world, we aspire to be a Christ-centered fellowship, boldly engaging, sacrificially loving, and humbly serving a diverse community.


Expansion on Terms

FELLOWSHIP
We commit to sharing all aspects of life together as a family that practices loving each other and equipping one another for ministry and outreach.

ENGAGING
Connecting and interacting with one another, with those who do not yet know or follow Christ, and with the culture around us.

DIVERSE
Generationally diverse - growing believers from every age group

Ethnically diverse – reflecting the ethnic diversity of the San Gabriel Valley in which God has placed us

Demographically diverse – a fellowship gathered from the surrounding communities

SERVING
Having a sacrificial, others-centered view and practice of loving others in the San Gabriel Valley


Signature Commitments

The people of SMCC commit to…

... a transformation process, allowing God to make each of us over into the image of Christ.

... an integrated life, where we allow our belief in the Bible as the word of God to shape our choices and our life patterns.

... a grace-filled life together, where brokenness and humility are tangible, acceptable, and honored qualities.

... a lifestyle of peacemaking, addressing conflict biblically, respectfully, and humbly.

... a pursuit of loving relationships with one another, reflecting generational, ethnic, and demographic diversity.

... a determined effort to communicate the Christian faith clearly and influence culture toward Christlike and Biblical values.

... a priority of sacrificial living, pouring out our time and wealth for the good of the San Gabriel Valley and the world beyond.