At Providence Church, our mission is simple: Treasuring Jesus Christ and inviting others to do the same.
Our mission is what we aim for in our existence and ministry as a church. At Providence Church we’ve summarized this mission as, “Treasuring Jesus Christ and inviting others to do the same.”
Why Treasuring Is Important
Maybe it is unusual to use a word like “treasuring” to define a church. But as we’ve looked at the Bible, we see over and over again that Jesus is interested in what our hearts treasure. He is interested in what we value, what is important to us, what we will sacrifice for, what we love, and what makes us happy.
In one of His simplest parables Jesus says,
“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.” (Matthew 13:44)
In other words, when we see the kingdom of Heaven (most importantly, King Jesus) for who He is, we will experience so much joy in Him that we will sacrifice other less valuable things to gain Him. That’s what Jesus wants from us. He died and rose again to free us from sin and bring us to God (1 Peter 3:18) so that He could be our great treasure.
The Apostle Paul recorded his experience of Gospel joy like this,
“Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God that depends on faith.” (Philippians 3:8–9)
Discover the Greatest Treasure
The Gospel of Jesus Christ is an invitation to discover the great treasure that Jesus is. Join us and hear more about this great Savior and how you can begin enjoying a relationship with Him today. The people of Providence Church all have different stories—yet we all gather for this main purpose: to encounter the all-satisfying grace of God.