Our core values bring clarity to the things that matter most to GC Surrey Hills. They guide how we achieve our mission, influencing major leadership decisions as well as everyday ministry plans. They even help us navigate staffing and budget issues. In short, they keep us focused on the unique call God has given us as a local church.

one

We always start with Jesus. Period.

two

We love and value ALL people.

God loves and values ALL people, therefore, the church does too.


three

We are guided by His word.

We are a church that shares the truth of God found in scripture, revealed in Jesus, by the Holy Spirit.


four

We are all about relationship.

People take priority over tasks and goals.


five

We are better together.

Life transformation happens best in community with others. Therefore, we are a church that intentionally builds healthy community.


six

We believe in being irrationally generous.

Because of God’s irrational generosity to humanity, we are all in, openhanded, giving EVERYTHING to and for Jesus.


seven

We keep it real.

Jesus spoke in truth and love. We will be real and authentic speaking in truth and love to each other and about the real human pains of our world.


eight

We meet people where they are.

We will sacrifice our preferences, to speak the language of the culture, so everyone can hear the good news of Jesus in a way they understand.


nine

We are wholehearted.

We are a church that responds to God’s best by bringing our best in all we do.


ten

We are a sending Church.

We, the church, are a sent people. We intentionally disciple, equip, and send others to serve the world.


eleven

We like to have fun.