SunWest is not about doing church to be "cool" or different. There is nothing unusual or new about SunWest that hasn't been at the heart of Jesus' church for the past 2000 years. Simply put, we are into Jesus and His purposes. Just like the Christ-followers who have come before us, we want to see and live out, with creativity and authenticity, everything Jesus invited us to communicate to the world around us. We have described that mission in a simple statement which declares our intent,
"SunWest exists to guide all people into a lifelong authentic relationship with Jesus Christ."
SunWest's vision is to see Kingdom communities emerge that transform the spiritual landscape of Calgary and beyond. This church will gather in hundreds of small groups, with worship gatherings strategically located in communities that the Holy Spirit leads us to.
Transformation - following Jesus will change our lives and through us He will change the world. Col. 3:9-10, Phil. 2:12-13, John 12:26, Matt. 28:19- 20
Interdependence - choosing to live accountable, authentic and growing lives together. John 17:20-26; 1 John 3:11-24; Ephesians 4:25-32; Acts 2:42-47
Intimacy with God - Creating time and space for God to speak in order to follow the Holy Spirit's leading. John 1:14; John 10:27; John 15:15
Living God's Word - Accepting the Authority of scripture and living in obedience to God's word. 2 Timothy 3:16; John 14:15
Servanthood - Surrendering everything we have to God and putting each others needs above our own. Philippians 2:1-11, Mark 10:43-45