We glorify God by making Christ-centered, relationship-driven disciples of all people.
This mission statement conveys two primary concepts that guides our ministry:
The Bible is the sole authority for Riverchase Baptist in matters of faith and life.
The Baptist Faith and Message provides guidelines for our church polity and governance.
Riverchase Baptist is a New Testament church - choosing to voluntarily cooperate with many different organizations to carry out the mission of Christ to our community, state, nation and beyond. On an international & national level, we affiliate with both the International Mission Board (IMB) and the North American Mission Board (NAMB) as well as CBF Global Missions. We affiliate with the Alabama State Board of Missions, the Shelby Baptist Association, and Alabama CBF for state and local missions. We also partner with many local organizations, such as the Women's Missionary Union (WMU), Jessie's Place, First Light, Oak Mountain Missions, Greater Birmingham Ministries, Habitat for Humanity and others.
Our Core Values:
To worship God by offering our praise and prayers, proclaiming and responding to His word.
John 4:24 Romans 12:1-2
To pray for, support, and engage in global missions and lifestyle evangelism through church activities and missions.
Matthew 28:19-20 Acts 1:8 Acts 10:34-43
To minister to one another and our community and to equip one another for effective ministry.
Matthew 25: 37-40 Romans 12:10-13 James 2:14-17
To develop and nurture spiritual growth, individually and corporately, through prayer, service and study of the Word.
Ephesians 4:15-16 1 Peter 2:5
To give and receive in a spirit of hospitality toward one another.
Acts 2:42-47 1 John 1:7
To partner with other Christians in meeting the needs of our world and community.
1 Corinthians 1:10 1 Corinthians 12:4-7 Ephesians 4:3-7