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Mission

To transform members and non-members into authentic disciples of Jesus Christ
 
Spiritual Values Shaping the Vision and Ministry of Haymount United Methodist Church
 
·       A Commitment to Complete Dependence Upon God:
     The baptismal covenant reminds us that "the Church is of God." As those who recognize the Biblical principle, Haymount intentionally looks and depends upon God to provide the shaping vision, the guidance and power to undergird and sustain the ministry and mission of Haymount. This means that whether in’ planning, in deliberating, or in administering God’s work in this place, all that is done is carried out with a spirit of seeking prayerfully to know and be faithful to the known will of God. A mood of prayer and dependence upon God should be the bathing spirit of all that is done in this community. It is the living presence of Christ and the tower of the Holy Spirit that alone can give birth and sustenance to the spiritual fruits that last.
 
·       A Commitment to Being an Easter People:
     The power of the new life God gives us in Christ is that of being an Easter people, a people of resurrection faith. The pervasive mood of Haymount should be that of joy, of optimism which rejoices in the challenges and possibilities of life God gives to us in Christ: This will be reflected in opportunities for play as well as study, for an expression of the faith through the creative and dramatic arts and leisure ministries. Such optimism and hope is not superficial, shallow or Pollyanna. It recognizes that as Christians, we know that in all things God can make us more than conquerors.
 
·       A Commitment to Evangelism:
     The Gospel directive is that as Christ’s church, we are called to proclaim the Gospel to all peoples everywhere making them disciples and baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19). This means being a welcoming people whose ministry seeks to reach out to those who are unchurched.
 
·       A Commitment to a Shared Ministry:
     A key strategy in fulfilling a commitment to growth is that of a commitment to shared ministry of the laity and staff. It is physically impossible and spiritually undesirable to create a congregation that is dependent upon the clergy to carry out all ministries. The role of the staff is to help train, empower and support the laity to discover and carry out their ministries.
 
·       A Commitment to a Diversity of Ministries, Gifts and Visions:
     As a regional church, Haymount serves a diverse community. Such diversity includes geographical, cultural, religious, gender, racial, marital and age-level differences. It is imperative, therefore, that the congregation foster and promote an openness and celebration of diversity. This does not mean an indifference to principle or soundness of belief. It recognizes that the church is like a body whose respective parts play different, but equally significant roles.
 
·       A Commitment to Proactive and Intentional Ministries:
     Rather than being reactive or passive, as God’s church, Haymount will choose to adopt a stance that seeks actively to be alive to what God would have us to be and become. Such intentionality will find expression in designing ministries in response to community and congregational surveys, the active communication of that we believe is the vision God would give, a land-use plan and long-range plan incorporating strategies for achieving and completing goals.
 
·       A Commitment to Aesthetically Pleasing and Efficient Facilities:
     In an age of environmental awareness, it is imperative that Haymount have facilities and grounds that reflect a commitment to bring glory to God in all that we do. This means that from the beauty of the sanctuary, the cleanliness of restrooms, the positive feelings communicated through classrooms and halls and the upkeep of the church grounds, Haymount will provide an environment that spiritually inspires participants by an awareness of the beauty of their surroundings.
 
·       A Commitment to Discipling and Spiritual Growth:
     Haymount should make no apologies for teaching that God calls believers to grow. Thus, the constant challenge should not be one of duty and guilt, but rather the positive opportunities God gives us to discover our gifts, to become more informed in our beliefs and actions as Christian in today’s world. Small groups are a key in encouraging this as well as worship, Bible study, prayer and service.
 
·      A Commitment to Outreach and Social Awareness:
     Being a Christian means carrying out Christ’s ministries of compassion. "As you did it unto the least of these, you did it unto me." Whether the promotion of church-directed outreach through work teams, local outreach ministries or education in the pressing, contemporary issues of social justice and love, Haymount is called upon to be a part of the world’s solutions, not problems.
 
·      A Commitment to Giving:
     Jesus reminds us that it is only in losing our lives that we find them. Likewise, St. Paul reminds us God loves a cheerful giver. A goal of Haymount, therefore, should be to promote an atmosphere and spirit that celebrates the spirit of giving and generosity in the use of the resources God entrusts to us.
 
·      A Commitment to Being A Covenant Community:
     Both Biblical faith and our Wesleyan heritage emphasize that Christians are called upon to live within a covenant relationship with God and each other. This spirit finds reflection in the connectionalism of the United Methodist Church as well as the recognition that we belong to each other in Christ and are called to be mutually supportive by encouraging each other’s spiritual growth.

Mission

To transform members and non-members into authentic disciples of Jesus Christ
 
Spiritual Values Shaping the Vision and Ministry of Haymount United Methodist Church
 
·       A Commitment to Complete Dependence Upon God:
     The baptismal covenant reminds us that "the Church is of God." As those who recognize the Biblical principle, Haymount intentionally looks and depends upon God to provide the shaping vision, the guidance and power to undergird and sustain the ministry and mission of Haymount. This means that whether in’ planning, in deliberating, or in administering God’s work in this place, all that is done is carried out with a spirit of seeking prayerfully to know and be faithful to the known will of God. A mood of prayer and dependence upon God should be the bathing spirit of all that is done in this community. It is the living presence of Christ and the tower of the Holy Spirit that alone can give birth and sustenance to the spiritual fruits that last.
 
·       A Commitment to Being an Easter People:
     The power of the new life God gives us in Christ is that of being an Easter people, a people of resurrection faith. The pervasive mood of Haymount should be that of joy, of optimism which rejoices in the challenges and possibilities of life God gives to us in Christ: This will be reflected in opportunities for play as well as study, for an expression of the faith through the creative and dramatic arts and leisure ministries. Such optimism and hope is not superficial, shallow or Pollyanna. It recognizes that as Christians, we know that in all things God can make us more than conquerors.
 
·       A Commitment to Evangelism:
     The Gospel directive is that as Christ’s church, we are called to proclaim the Gospel to all peoples everywhere making them disciples and baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Matthew 28:19). This means being a welcoming people whose ministry seeks to reach out to those who are unchurched.
 
·       A Commitment to a Shared Ministry:
     A key strategy in fulfilling a commitment to growth is that of a commitment to shared ministry of the laity and staff. It is physically impossible and spiritually undesirable to create a congregation that is dependent upon the clergy to carry out all ministries. The role of the staff is to help train, empower and support the laity to discover and carry out their ministries.
 
·       A Commitment to a Diversity of Ministries, Gifts and Visions:
     As a regional church, Haymount serves a diverse community. Such diversity includes geographical, cultural, religious, gender, racial, marital and age-level differences. It is imperative, therefore, that the congregation foster and promote an openness and celebration of diversity. This does not mean an indifference to principle or soundness of belief. It recognizes that the church is like a body whose respective parts play different, but equally significant roles.
 
·       A Commitment to Proactive and Intentional Ministries:
     Rather than being reactive or passive, as God’s church, Haymount will choose to adopt a stance that seeks actively to be alive to what God would have us to be and become. Such intentionality will find expression in designing ministries in response to community and congregational surveys, the active communication of that we believe is the vision God would give, a land-use plan and long-range plan incorporating strategies for achieving and completing goals.
 
·       A Commitment to Aesthetically Pleasing and Efficient Facilities:
     In an age of environmental awareness, it is imperative that Haymount have facilities and grounds that reflect a commitment to bring glory to God in all that we do. This means that from the beauty of the sanctuary, the cleanliness of restrooms, the positive feelings communicated through classrooms and halls and the upkeep of the church grounds, Haymount will provide an environment that spiritually inspires participants by an awareness of the beauty of their surroundings.
 
·       A Commitment to Discipling and Spiritual Growth:
     Haymount should make no apologies for teaching that God calls believers to grow. Thus, the constant challenge should not be one of duty and guilt, but rather the positive opportunities God gives us to discover our gifts, to become more informed in our beliefs and actions as Christian in today’s world. Small groups are a key in encouraging this as well as worship, Bible study, prayer and service.
 
·      A Commitment to Outreach and Social Awareness:
     Being a Christian means carrying out Christ’s ministries of compassion. "As you did it unto the least of these, you did it unto me." Whether the promotion of church-directed outreach through work teams, local outreach ministries or education in the pressing, contemporary issues of social justice and love, Haymount is called upon to be a part of the world’s solutions, not problems.
 
·      A Commitment to Giving:
     Jesus reminds us that it is only in losing our lives that we find them. Likewise, St. Paul reminds us God loves a cheerful giver. A goal of Haymount, therefore, should be to promote an atmosphere and spirit that celebrates the spirit of giving and generosity in the use of the resources God entrusts to us.
 
·      A Commitment to Being A Covenant Community:
     Both Biblical faith and our Wesleyan heritage emphasize that Christians are called upon to live within a covenant relationship with God and each other. This spirit finds reflection in the connectionalism of the United Methodist Church as well as the recognition that we belong to each other in Christ and are called to be mutually supportive by encouraging each other’s spiritual growth.
 

 

 Haymount United
Methodist Church

1700 Fort Bragg Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303
Office: 910.484.0181

Fax: 910.484.9805

 

 

 Haymount United
Methodist Church

1700 Fort Bragg Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303
Office: 910.484.0181

Fax: 910.484.9805

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday Worship:
8:30AM - Traditional
9:45AM - Contemporary
11:00AM - Traditional

 

 

 

 

Sunday Worship:
8:30AM - Traditional
9:45AM - Contemporary
11:00AM - Traditional

 

 

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