“Bringing people on the way with God.”
1. worship – We put God in the center!
In all things we do, we want to honor God and seek His will to be done. The motivation is our love for Jesus.
Colossians 3:17 (NIV) And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
2. connect – We share life!
We purposefully live in fellowship with one another because we know that God brings us together. We need each other to complement one another and to learn together.
Hebrews 10:24 (NIV) And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.
3. serve – We seek the wellbeing of others!
We use the gifts God gave us to serve one another and to serve the city.
1 Peter 4:10 (NIV) Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.
4. give – We are charitable!
We are charitable in dealing with people and generous with what is entrusted to us.
2 Corinthians 9:6(NIV) Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.
5. invite – We invite people to come to Jesus!
We invite people to come to church, for them to meet Jesus. We are not ashamed to invite people to faith. We do it on purpose, because we know that Jesus changes lives and saves.
Mark 16:15(NIV)He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation”
We are "ELIM"
The name derives from the Old Testament (Exodus 15:27) and means “green trees” as an oasis in the desert. That's what we want to be for our city Leipzig and everybody.