Response written to response.txt Mission Statement - Church of the 49ers, Columbia CA

Our Mission Statement

At the Church of the 49ers, we are committed to embracing the richness of our Presbyterian heritage. We stand united in faith and purpose, driven by a passion to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. With open hearts and hands extended in love and prayer, we strive to be catalysts for positive change, embodying the transformative power of God’s Word and the timeless values that guide us to create disciples of Christ through community outreach. Together we envision a brighter future where hope flourishes, lives are transformed, and God’s love reigns supreme.

Our Values

  • We are a caring and nurturing place in which all are welcome to worship
  • We are a Christ-centered church in which the Bible is the true word of God
  • We minister to the needs of our members and others through loving discipleship
  • We are a strong and compassionate member of the community by providing for the spiritual and physical needs of our neighbors, especially the disadvantaged, abused and powerless
  • We support Christian missions locally, nationally and internationally
  • We foster our historical legacy going back to the Gold Rush days
  • We are a Presbyterian (ECO) structure in worship and governance
  • We celebrate life as God’s gift
  • We faithfully pray for those in need
  • We believe Jesus Christ has sent the church into the world to make and multiply his disciples
  • We are culturally relevant while remaining doctrinally pure
  • We believe lost people matter to God and that’s why they matter to the church