St. Stephen’s Parish Church, Hightown
(HEADLINE MISSION STATEMENT)
St. Stephen’s church, Hightown, is integral to community life, welcoming and joyful in worship, and inspiring and loving in our ministry to children.
In our relationship with the community our mission is defined as being:
Integral to community life: Useful, relevant and helpful; visible, proactive and accessible; caring and supportive to all.
In our worship and church family life our mission is defined as being:
Welcoming and joyful in worship: Spirit-filled, faithful, true and loving; fully inclusive; innovative, balanced, reflective, learning and growing; attracting people to Christ; truly ecumenical; bound together in love and always living out our faith.
In our children’s work and worship our mission is defined as being:
Inspiring and loving in our ministry to children: Innovative; celebrating our children and young people; caring, nurturing and protective; educational and engaging; providing example-setting role models.