Core Values

First Church is the heart of mesa!

First Church is the heart of mesa!


Living faith and loving life through Jesus Christ.


We strive to reach out to the community through

  • A ministry of continuous spiritual growth
  • A ministry with children, youth and families in all their diversity
  • A ministry of music and the arts

Core Values

Outreach to Community
First Church values development of relationships through service to our local and world community so that we may enrich lives.

Radical Hospitality
First Church values a church-wide culture that compels everyone to demonstrated caring and Christian love so that all feel welcome and embraced in the church family.

Unconditional love and acceptance; Inclusiveness
First Church values each individual as a reflection of God, respects diversity, and seeks to follow Christ’s example of unconditional love and acceptance.

Commitment to children and youth’s relationship to God
First Church values young people and provides them a church family and Christian education which leads them to a relationship with God based on the teachings of Jesus Christ.

Inspiring Worship
First Church values inspirational worship services which glorify God and minister to all through various styles of praise, music and prayer.

First Church values a Christian community dedicated to seek out and meet the needs of others through understanding and compassion inherent in Christ’s commandment, “Love one another as I have loved you.”

First Church believes all persons can be transformed, through a lifetime journey of growth and change, by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Ministry of All
First Church values service by equipping persons with the tools and opportunities for ministry and involving them in ministry to meet the spiritual, social and practical needs of an ever-changing congregation, community and world.

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