The completed Mission Study has eleven themes which will direct us into the future and which will guide our work in the years ahead. For detailed information, click on the appropriate link below.
THEME #1: Church Identity
Govans Church is a progressive, inclusive, loving, faith community. We are a More Light congregation, and are committed to the full participation of all members in the life of the church. We are working for social, racial and economic justice. Together, we are on a transforming lifelong spiritual journey. We respect and engage other faiths.
THEME #2: Congregational Bonds
Govans Church is a community of faith that offers a variety of programs for individuals of all ages, providing fellowship, love, friendship, and opportunities for involvement. Govans has an intentional commitment to including children in the life of the church.
THEME #3: Spirituality and Worship
Govans Church strives to nurture the spiritual growth of all its members through varieties of worship and many other activities in the life of our congregation.
THEME #4: Education
Govans Church is committed to a Christian education program for children, youth and adults. In addition, we strive to be an active community of thinkers and searchers where Biblical sources are used to frame and address the issues of contemporary life.
THEME #5: Music
Govans Church celebrates worship through a diverse, inclusive, high-quality musical program for all ages. Music also plays an important role in our children's educational programs, in community outreach, and in the social life of the church.
THEME #6: Mission
Govans Church exemplifies "faith in action," with local and far-reaching mission projects that are well-known to the congregation and generously supported by members with both money and volunteer service.