CORe CHURCHES ARE...

RELATIONAL: 

pink lineTHEY NURTURE BELONGING WITH THE PRINCIPLES:

1. Accept

CORe churches are grace-orientated, fully accepting and loving young people.

2. Contact

CORe churches stay in contact with young people who are on the move.

3. Meet

CORe churches provide meeting “spaces” for young people. 

 

SPIRITUAL GROWTH ORIENTED:

pink lineTHEY FOSTER PURPOSE WITH THE PRINCIPLES:

4. Faith

CORe churches teach phases of faith development
and apply this knowledge in their ministry.

5. Worship

CORe churches worship God with relevant teaching, expression and application.

6. Challenge

CORe churches challenge young people to think and to ask questions about their faith. 

MISSIONAL:

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THEY BUILD IDENTITY WITH THE PRINCIPLES:

7. Serve

CORe churches seek to involve every young person in serving others, in church and community life.

8. Mentor

CORe churches expect young people to be involved in the faith development of other young people, as mentors.

9. Share

CORe churches are intentional in equipping their young people to share their faith.

 

EMPOWERING:

pink lineTHEY ENCOURAGE COMMITMENT WITH THE PRINCIPLES:

10. Vision

CORe churches encourage young people to own the church’s vision and aims, by including them in 
implementation and ongoing evaluation.

11. Lead

CORe churches train and coach young people towards leadership at all levels.

12. Pray

CORe churches pray for their young people.

pink lineCORe CHURCHES CLEARLY COMMUNICATE TO YOUNG PEOPLE WHAT THEY CAN EXPECT FROM A CORe CHURCH.