While the Church is a gathering of many different types and ages of people there are still common
beliefs which unite us. These ten Core Values identify our purpose and unite us in the ministry God has
called us to have as Park Meadows Baptist Church.

We believe that full devotion to Christ and His purposes is a normal expectation for every Christ-
I Kings 11:4; Philippians 2:1-11; Matthew 22:37; I Chronicles 28:9
We believe that lost people matter to God and so we will actively do all we can to lead people to
repentance and a personal relationship with Christ as Saviour and Lord.
Luke 5:30-32; Luke 15; Matthew 18:14
We believe that consistent training equips people for effective service.
II Timothy 2:2; II Timothy 3:16, 17
We believe that an environment of acceptance where people are free to ask God seeking questions
without fear of rejection or ridicule enhances Spiritual growth and promotes emotional wholeness.

Ephesians 4:25-26, 32; Romans 15:7;John 3:1-13; John 4:7-29
We believe that life change and significant relationships occur best when we are in community with
other believers (small groups etc.).
Acts 2:44-47; I Corinthians 13; Luke 10:1; Galatians 6:2
We believe that excellence honours God.
Malachi 1:6-14; Colossians 3:17; Colossians 3:23
We believe that people serve most effectively when serving in the areas of their spiritual giftedness.

I Corinthians 12 & 14; Romans 12; Ephesians 4
We believe that the anointed teaching of God’s word through the power of the Holy Spirit is a catalyst
for personal and corporate transformation.
Romans 12:7; II Timothy 3:16-17; James 1:23-25
We believe that the church is to be sensitive to the needs of all age and people groups.
James 2:1-9; Matthew 19:13-15; I Corinthians 9:19-23
We believe that faithful giving of our financial resources is a normal expectation for every Christ
Malachi 3:8-12; Luke 6:38; Acts 4;32-35; I Corinthians 16:1-4; II Corinthians 9:7
1 Created/amended 2013