Our Distinctive Qualities
Local Service- prayer, compassion, & self-sacrifice Teamwork/Partnering- Jones Public Schools, FBC Food Pantry, United Methodist Women’s missions, Crossroads District, Lay Servant Training, Volunteers In Mission trips, & Ministerial Alliance.
Presence in Time of Need- births, deaths, weddings, illness, financial matters, or any other life transition. Embracing- grief care, pastoral care, invitational to unchurched or dechurched.
Jones United Methodist Church’s mission is to be a caring community of faith who seek to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world through worship, education and service. We will challenge each other, our children and our community to live, to understand and to share God’s Word.
Our vision is to be people motivated by God’s constant love to feed lives and spirits.
Our Core Values
Reverent Worship- We value tradition and innovation of worship as essential to the life of the Church and necessary to Christian fellowship and spiritual growth.
Christian Community- We value radical hospitality that welcomes all persons into our congregation.
Prayer- We value prayer as a means of seeking God’s guidance in our priorities, decisions and actions.
Faithful Stewardship- We value faithful stewardship of our prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness.
Biblically-Grounded Spiritual Growth- We value the Bible as the source of truth and the basis of spiritual growth for our members of all ages. Mission & Service- We value service and outreach to those in need in our community and throughout the world.
Our Essential Practices (goals) are Wesleyan. Disciples cultivate acts of: 1) Worship – private and corporate 2) Piety – personal faith practices 3) Mercy – acts of compassion