An identity is who or what someone or something is known by.
The following statements are not only the markers of WHO WE ARE, but how we want to be KNOWN by others in our city.
Hope City will not settle for simply knowing ABOUT GOD...
but KNOWING GOD, and pursuing intimacy with Him.
Hope City is a church of CIRCLES, rather than ROWS.
(Community is Key)
We want PARENTS to see Hope City as their GREATEST ALLY & PARTNER
in helping their child become who it is God created them to be.
Hope City is a church of DOERS, not just CONSUMERS.
Hope City will do ANYTHING IT TAKES short of sin to influence the
lives of unchurched people.
Hope City will ALWAYS LEAD THE WAY in GENEROSITY.
Hope City wants things FOR people, not things FROM people.
Hope City values ABSOLUTE EXCELLENCE in EVERYTHING we do.
If it can't be done well, we won't do it.
Hope City is known by what we are FOR, not what we’re AGAINST.
Hope City values constant and intentional CHANGE
to reach an ever changing culture.
Hope City extends extravagant waves of GRACE,
far beyond the point of it making sense.
Hope City is a place you can belong BEFORE you believe.
Hope City values the power of COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS,
not just church projects.
Hope City will ALWAYS value demonstrating the heart of Jesus
HERE, THERE, and EVERYWHERE.