Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church and School disciples each generation to grow deeply, serve humbly and go boldly in Christ to advance God’s kingdom.
“Why do we do what we do?” Answering this question will reveal the DNA (building blocks) of the congregation. The answer reveals the heart and soul of the ministry and forms the foundation on which the mission and vision are built. Discovering core values is the basis for knowing and understanding the church’s identity which are at the core of the church’s culture. Core Values are necessary in the life of the church. They reveal a church’s distinctiveness, communicate what’s important, enhance credible leadership, inspire people to action, evaluate change, and contribute to ministry success.
SBL has identified the following seven core values.