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What makes for a good vision statement? What should one include or leave out? One way to answer those questions is to look at examples. LEADERSHIP gathered statements of vision from various congregations across the nation.

Reach unchurched people in the Inland Empire

Help them grow in Christ

So we can together serve the Lord in ministry

- Community Baptist Church

Rancho Cucamonga, California


To God's glory, and through the power of the Holy Spirit, we are to become a healing community that intentionally does disciplemaking and evangelism while being committed to changing the facility to accommodate growth and planting a sister church.

- Wheaton Evangelical Free Church

Wheaton, Illinois


As a church, we are to continue a strong pulpit ministry, teaching the Scriptures and the lordship of Christ, develop discipleship and stewardship among us, which must entail the devoting of our time, talents, and treasures to the service of God and others.

- The First Congregational ...

From Issue:Summer 1994: Vision
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