MISSION STATEMENT:

Forest Home exists for people to: Encounter Jesus. Experience Transformation. Engage the World.

 

VISION STATEMENT:

Forest Home Ministries will partner with the Church to create a revolutionary Christ-centered experience in which people of all ages hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ, explore the Word of God, pursue God’s call for their life, engage in Christ-centered relationships, and connect with God through His creation.

 

OUR TEAM’S CORE VALUES:

Surrender to Christ (Romans 12:1-2)
· Abide with the Lord daily through study of His Word and prayer
· Surrender to the Lord daily through obedience to His Word
· Worship the Lord with the Forest Home Community
· Commit to grow in your faith through regular attendance at a local church
· Prioritize God, Family, and Work appropriately
· Be prepared to share your testimony with staff or guests
· Walk in Biblical purity (1 Timothy 4:12) by rejecting one’s sinful nature

Love (1 Corinthians 13)
· Display the fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control (Galatians 5:22)
· Be respectful to others
· Demonstrate compassion

Serve (Philippians 2:3-11)
· Give generously to God and others through time, talent and treasure
· Seek to put others’ needs above your own
· Demonstrate humility in both spirit and deed
· Actively look for ways to serve

Walk in Integrity (Titus 2:11-12; Proverbs 4:23-27)
· Show loyalty to others, even when they are not present
· Do the right thing, even when others are not present
· Extend trust and seek to believe the best in others
· Ask for forgiveness quickly when necessary
· Be truthful and transparent with others

Strive for Excellence (Colossians 3:23-24)
· Demonstrate accountability with time and resources
· Request and receive training
· Desire to improve and challenge others to do the same
· Commit to exceeding guest expectations
· Refuse mediocrity

Engage in Community (1 Thessalonians 5:11-13)
· Seek first to understand before being understood
· Communicate clearly, empathetically and respectfully
· Work through conflict Biblically (Matthew 18:15-17)
· Participate in intentional and purposeful community activities
· Partner with teammates for the goal of unity and team effectiveness
· Play and appreciate “campy” fun
· Faithfully pray for one another

Innovate (Ephesians 3:20-21)
· Dream Big
· Proactively seek solutions
· Think outside the box
· Dream, plan and execute new ideas
· Acknowledge and trust that all things are possible through Jesus Christ our Lord (Matthew 19:26)