First Baptist Church
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Serving Together to Bring People to Jesus
 
 
 
 

Upward Basketball and Cheerleading Registration has begun! Stop by the church office to register!


 
 
VISION STATEMENTS
Submitting to God's authority.  Upward desires to change generations globally and recognize that Every Child is A Winner.
 
PURPOSE STATEMENTS
The purpose of Upward Sports Ministries is to fulfill God's vision that He planned long ago by promoting:
Salvation
To share the love of Jesus Christ with everyone involved in the Upward ministry.
Character
To help every child grow as Jesus did - spiritually, physically, mentally and socially.
Self-Esteem
To help every child grow in their understanding and enjoyment of sports.
 
MISSION STATEMENT
Upward is committed to equipping believers to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with unlimited children through sports ministry.
 
GUIDING PRINCIPLES
To achieve our mission with a Christ-like attitude, Upward is committed to:
 
Using ever-changing ways to share a never changing message
Promoting and protecting the mission of Upward through sound stewardship of all resources
Working together as a unified team to be a first-class, organized and detailed evangelistic ministry
Always viewing conflicts as ministry opportunities
Reaching beyond denominational and cultural boundaries to encourage kingdom growth
Developing participants to share the love of Christ in and beyond Upward