Statement of Purpose

To magnify God, unite in membership, grow in maturity, serve in ministry and witness in mission.

We worked on defining our purpose in 1999.  The 5 Ms are based on ideas from Rick Warren’s church in California.  You may find it on the East Mains Baptist Church website too.  The quotes are from the New International Version (NIV) of the Bible.

Magnify God

By putting God first in our lives and by celebrating God's presence among us in worship. 



Unite in Membership

By committing ourselves to be a biblical community with relationships characterized by love, honesty, integrity and conflict resolution.


Grow in Maturity

By learning and becoming equipped for service through the Bible, prayer, and the transforming power of the Holy Spirit in our lives as disciples of Jesus Christ.


Serve in Ministry

By contributing to the life and activity of the church and it's work and witness in the community and further afield.


Witness in Mission

By demonstrating the Good News of Jesus Christ in action and sharing it in word.



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