Nursery Provided (0-3 yr) Children's Worship & Wonder During Worship (3-10 years)
201 E. Markland Ave. Kokomo, IN 46901
In our quest to embody Christian unity, led and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we believe God calls us:
Our VisionTo be a faithful, growing church, that demonstrates true community, deep Christian spirituality and a passion for justice.
He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you, but to do justice and love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
- Micah 6:8
Our MissionTo be and to share the Good News of Jesus Christ, witnessing, loving and serving from our doorsteps to the ends of the earth.
But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witness in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.
- Acts 1:8
Our ImperativeTo strengthen congregational life for this mission. (Ephesians 4:11-13, 15-16) To accomplish this, we shall:
Become the Good News:
Practicing and teaching the Spiritual Disciplines
Fostering Disciples Identity
Renewing Congregational Life
Share the Good News:
Emphasizing ministry with youth, young adults and families
Establishing new congregations
Creating ministries with older adults
Serve from our Doorsteps to the Ends of the Earth:
Engaging in ministries of reconciliation, compassion, unity, and justice.
Our CovenantIn accepting our Vision, Mission and Imperative, we affirm our need to: be an anti-racist/pro-reconciliation church, strengthen relationships among all manifestations of the church, share mutually and more fully the stewardship of God's gifts of our life in Christ, encourage our growing diversity within our church family and community, work with our many ecumenical and global partners to heal the brokenness of the body of Christ and the human community.
We Offer...Worship that is authentic and joyful,
Prayer that is faithful and honest,
Small Groups that nurture, connect and teach,
Organizational structure and leadership that empower and equip,
Mission and service that walk the way of Jesus, and,
Evangelism that is inviting, intentional and contagious.
We are a vibrant Disciples of Christ congregation, creating deepening relationships with God, each other and our diverse world through varied expressions of worship, community and mission.
SSCC is a Green Chalice Congregation.
The baptism of Emily Gibson Easter 2015
(photo courtesy of Darrell Sherrod)