The Family of God Community Church, will strive to implement
the following “vision” for ministry in the Newaygo Area (and beyond):
FOGCC stands as a growing and vibrant family of believers who joyfully
enthusiastically worship Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and actively
His love to the community.
Worship at FOGCC exudes a unique and balanced sense of excitement,
reverence, holiness, celebration, laughter, communion, and joyfulness
transforms lives for Christ.
Diverse Approach: FOGCC
worships God through a blended
and diverse mixture of worship components that include music, prayer,
confession, praise, Bible-based preaching, sacraments, expression, and
Worship at FOGCC stimulates an attitude of gratefulness, forgiveness,
knowledge, doctrinal foundations, spiritual growth, and practical
and Diverse Community:
FOGCC is a congregation that is richly
diverse in ages, life stages, family status, economics, religious
racial make-up, educational levels, and spiritual maturity.
Environment: FOGCC radiates a warm,
friendly, and family-like atmosphere where people are genuinely and
welcomed, listened to, cared about, appreciated, affirmed, and
the life of the church.
FOGCC empowers the congregation to serve in roles at all levels within
church by helping people discover, expand, and utilize their unique
gifts, interests, and skills on behalf of the ministry and operation of
FOGCC facilitates spiritual growth and maturity for all members through
outlets for Christian education (for children and adults), spiritual
and accountability, financial stewardship, personal support and
relational networks and activities that extend beyond Sundays into the
Reaching Out to Others:
Acts of Love:
FOGCC is well-recognized and valued in the community as a church whose
truly “walk-their-talk” as evidenced by their servant hearts
and acts of
compassion extended to people in need in the surrounding community.
Works of Faith: FOGCC
equips and supports its members
in using their gifts and talents to make a difference in serious
issues such as creation care and environmental stewardship, poverty and
justice, mission outreach and evangelism, health and wellness, and
deteriorating societal values, materialism, and strife.
Ecumenical Spirit: FOGCC
purposefully partners with other
churches and faith-based organizations to transcend barriers of
and doctrine by pooling resources and efforts to pursue mutually-shared
and projects in the community.