Our Core Values



worship_small Worship Together

We believe in the triune God, creator and king of the universe, God who loved us so much he sent his son Jesus Christ to welcome us into a relationship with him. Good Samaritan Church practices hospitality, welcoming everyone to experience God’s love.

Jesus said, “But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such as these to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” John 4:23-24 NRSV

learn_small Learn Together

We learn best when we wrestle with God’s Word together through study, open discussion and prayer. Good Samaritan Church offers a wide range of opportunities to learn, study and pray together in groups of all sizes and formats and in various settings.

Jesus said, “People need more than bread for their life; they must feed on every word of God.” Matthew 4:4 NLT

serve_small Serve Together

We believe God has called us to use our resources to relieve suffering, comfort those in need and make a difference in the world. We will serve together locally and globally, sharing the love of God with neighbors near and far.

Jesus said, “But among you, those who are the greatest should take the lowest rank, and the leader should be the servant.” Luke 22:26 NLT

play_small Play Together

God invented laughter, friendship, rest and play. We value playing together and enjoying God’s good gifts of beauty, celebration and recreation. Life in balance is life abundant.

Jesus said, “The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give life in all its fullness.” John 10:10 TLB