To be a church in Baltimore City that loves Jesus, preaches the Gospel, and lives like missionaries in our everyday lives.
We collectively gather once a week to express our love for Jesus and grow in our understanding of the Gospel.
We are now meeting Sunday mornings, 10 AM at Sanctuary Bodyworks in Fells Point. The address is 710 S. Ann St., Baltimore MD, 21231.
Haven City Church has six core values that are woven into church life. You can view our Statement of Faith here.
1. The Gospel
We value the Gospel because it is the message that changes us individually, unifies us as God’s family and compels us to act on behalf of the city. The Gospel stands in contrast to a religion of dead works and legalism. As a church we celebrate the gospel through expository preaching and intentional acts that expose the city to it’s truth.
We are committed to one another and recognize the value that others play in our own spiritual growth. We express this value by gathering weekly in small groups from house to house. These small groups are not just for believers. We anticipate evangelism taking place through these small groups as well.
We value prayer as a vital piece of God’s activity in our city. Prayer is the foundation for preaching, evangelism, worship… every endeavor that we do as a community of believers. It is our chief expression of dependence upon God.
The term “Missional” describes the way that we do life and ministry. Being missional means intentionally living as missionaries in our neighborhoods. It means that we contextualize our sermons and musical worship. And we engage the community for the sake of the gospel in a language that they understand. Evangelism is not an isolated act or event. Instead evangelism is a lifestyle that we are committed to.
5. Justice and Mercy
We value the city where we live and believe that faithful obedience to Christ will manifest itself in a care for justice and mercy. We express this value by speaking up on behalf of the weak and vulnerable. We seek to relieve those in need and influence policy that will provide justice and mercy.
6. Church Planting
We value church planting because it is the way that God reaches neighborhoods and communities with the gospel. We express this value sending out church planters, giving financially to church planters and caring for those who have gone to plant.