Our Beliefs

Mission Statement:

 We follow Jesus Christ Worshipping and Serving with Love and Joy.

We open our minds, hearts, and doors to the world.

  All Are Welcome To Worship Together

We welcome you, whoever and wherever you are, to join us on a journey. We strive to accept each other as we are and welcome the ministry and participation of all persons regardless of age, gender identity, health, race, sexual orientation, differing abilities, religious or ethnic background or economic circumstance.  We hope that in all that we do, in our worship and community life,  that the Creator’s unconditional love is experienced. We do this trusting The Creator is with us on the journey.


The Christ Church Gabriola Covenant 

Gracious and Loving God,

We, Christ Church Gabriola, followers of Jesus Christ in a shared Anglican and United Church ministry, covenant as a community with You:

  to WORSHIP You

    •      with openness to the movement of Your Spirit, by using inclusive language, musical diversity,                          creativity, and the grounding we have in our traditions

 to CONNECT with each other and our neighbours

    •      by welcoming and integrating into our community all persons as Your children

    •      by lovingly supporting each other as we grow in Christ, creating opportunities to connect with each  other in fellowship  

    •      by finding ways to become more multi-generational

    •      by sharing the good news of Your love with everyone

  to LEARN AND GROW together

    •      by developing our faith through scripture studies, prayer and other spiritual practices

    •      by exploring the Christian tradition and a range of theological studies

    •      by informing ourselves about issues of social and ecological justice

    •      by using respectful communication

    •      by examining issues from multiple perspectives

    •      by offering to the wider community opportunities to safely engage in conversations about matters important to life, faith and the world

  and to SERVE our community and the world

    •      by living in love and justice, and by working for the well-being of the earth and its inhabitants

    •      by serving the island community through offering our own resources, collaborating with other  agencies, and drawing on our connections with the wider community

    •      by listening and responding to a changing world, recognizing its needs so we know how to serve

We covenant as a community in Christ’s name. Amen.