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The Mission and Identity of First Covenant Church of Saint Paul

Many voices celebrating our new life in Christ, intentionally living out our mission through increasingly intergenerational and intercultural values:

Authentic Discipleship

Connecting God's people to God's Word, in prayer, with one another, and the world, so that, empowered by the Holy Spirit, we further the kinship of God.

Commitment to Children, Youth and Families

Inspiring children, youth and families to belong, believe and become lifelong followers of Christ.

Community Transformation

Building bridges with key partners and cultures to bring about spiritual, physical, emotional and economic well-being.

Genuine Reconciling Relationships

Loving each other as God loves us, living into the truth that in Christ all are reconciled.

Missional Outlook

Continuing our legacy as mission friends and mobilizing people to serve locally and globally.

Vibrant Worship

Rich in many traditions and creativity, gathering for life-giving worship that brings glory to God.

How we live our mission…


  • Receive God’s free gift of forgiveness, mercy and love.
  • Live in the reality of grace.
  • Share this gift with others.
  • Growth

  • Integrate key spiritual practices into daily living.
  • Gathering

  • Gather with the many voices of First Covenant Church to worship vibrantly as one body.
  • Gather regularly in LifeGroups to experience what it means to be known and to know others, in the truth and grace of authentic community.
  • Gather for special events that allow us to “celebrate our new life in Christ.”
  • The church family caring for one another in time of need.
  • Gifts

  • Discover and develop gifts, talents, abilities and passions, and use them to serve God and the world around us.
  • Generous Living

  • Discover what it means to live with freedom and generosity by trusting God with our spiritual and financial gifts, talents and passions.
  • Invest these resources in the strategic mission of the church, locally and globally.
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