• Why Vision Matters

God teaches us that a vision focuses our lives and helps us to accomplish good things with the life He has given us.  God warns us that if we don’t have a clear and compelling vision—we will be in serious trouble.

Proverbs 29:18    Where there is no vision, the people perish…


Marcellus United Methodist Church Mission:

We welcome, encourage and equip all people to experience God’s love and grace through Jesus Christ.

Marcellus UMC Vision Statement to Support Our Faithful Mission

As a faith community seeking God’s direction for discipleship, we are called to:

Welcome all people by: 

  • Creating inspiring worship, relevant to daily life, through music and the Word
  • Inviting people to worship service and church activities
  • Participating in ecumenical events
  • Honoring diversity and our unique perspectives
  • Appreciating that God speaks to people differently
  • Inspiring worshippers to share Christ’s love with others
  • Encourage one another by:
  • Visiting the sick and homebound ·
  • Praying for the church and its people
  •  Offering personal assistance
  •  Utilizing laity of all ages
  • Offering gifts and acts of service to neighbors near and far
  • Equip all people by: ·
  • Presenting a variety of small group learning opportunities
  • Offering Sunday School classes for all ages
  •  Providing strong leadership for education
  •  Encouraging activities to apply lessons learned
  •  Providing information by communicating in a variety of ways
  •    “Let your light shine before others in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify God in heaven.” Matthew 5:16