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Vision and Mission Statements

 The Vision Statement of the First Baptist Church of Austin, Texas

 Having been brought by divine grace
to embrace the crucified and risen Christ,
and grounded in Holy Scripture
and the historic Baptist distinctive of freedom,
the First Baptist Church of Austin
chooses to be a people's cathedral in the heart of the city:
Inviting all persons,
nurturing one another,
and serving in adventurous obedience to Jesus Christ.


The Mission of the First Baptist Church of Austin, Texas

To worship God in Christ with heart, mind and spirit,

To teach all who come to be disciples,
nurturing within each the discovery of
spiritual gifts for the sake of the kingdom,

To embrace our community and beyond,
serving all people as if they were Christ,

To encourage the sharing of our lives together,
deepening our commitment to the
responsible stewardship of all our resources

To share the good news of God's love and saving grace.