Our Values

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WORSHIP

Weekly and special services shall center on God and the good news of God’s love in Jesus Christ; be attentive to the faith cycle of the church year; give witness to the transforming power of God in Jesus Christ through baptism and communion; provide guidance for individual, family and home devotions; celebrate life passages, including births, child adoptions, passages from childhood into adulthood, marriages and covenantal unions, and deaths; and emphasize our work of spiritual growth and mission.

SPIRITUALITY

Create opportunities for people to enjoy God, to deepen their relationship with God and gain spiritual understanding through teaching the practice of spiritual disciplines.

STEWARDSHIP

Give witness to a four-fold understanding of stewardship as caretakers of God's gifts to humanity: Stewardship of Story; Stewardship of Creation; Stewardship of Material Possessions; Stewardship of Spiritual Gifts. The community recognizes that both the collective body and each individual bears responsibility for stewardship over God’s gifts.

TEACHING

Provide challenging Biblical and theological instruction for people at every stage of Christian maturity.

MISSION

Emphasize the role of mission in the Christian life; support and encourage mission teams from BVCC involved in internal and external mission projects as they expand from those that sustain the church to those in the neighborhood, the region, the nation and the world.

PASTORAL CARE

Attend to the needs of members and friends of BVCC, including those suffering illness, hospitalization and home confinement; those in crises, such as broken relationships, loss of employment, death of loved ones and personal transitions.

HOSPITALITY

Provide welcoming environment for members, friends and visitors; eagerly share our values and vision; and invite participation into the activities and missions of the community.

Looking for Mission?

We hold a wide range of volunteer and mission activities on an ongoing basis to serve the Greater Kansas City Area and beyond. Please join us in living out Christ in the real world through our monthly mission projects. Read More.....

Interested in Small Groups?

Small groups help us feel more comfortable in sharing our thoughts and feelings.  They are also important in building connections with each other that encourage us in our faith journeys.  We have several small groups available for your participation. Learn more.....

Want to Make Connections?

The connections we make in our life tell a story about who we are.  Do you feel connected to God?  Would you like to make connections to other encouraging Christians? Are you connected with your own spirituality?  Get Connected.....