Brief Church Mission Statement:
Northern Light United Church is a multicultural union congregation affiliated with the United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church (USA) with ministry emphases in youth, Alaska Native ministries, social justice and music. Northern Light is a progressive, multicultural, Earth Care, More Light, and Reconciling place of hope, hospitality and healing. We welcome people of all ages, races, classes, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities into the life and leadership of our church nd we commit to advocating for justice and full inclusion of all people in both church and society. No matter who you are, no matter where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here!
In addition to our mission statement, our congregation’s recent three-year visioning process has identified four main goals of Northern Light United Church as follows:
(1) To be a welcoming church that values, honors, and learns from diversity;
(2) To help each other to learn, grow in understanding and wisdom, and deepen our relationship with God and each other;
(3) To seek opportunities to serve and lead, allowing the church and members to grow and be Christ in our church community, Southeast Alaska region, our state, nation, and the world; and
(4) To sustain a stable church into the future through facility maintenance and improvement, staffing decisions, and stewardship of our resources.