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WHO WE ARE

Jesus House Eastern Shore is a mission of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). The Church was planted in 2005 and is located in the city of Salisbury on the Eastern Shore of the State of Maryland. To date, it’s the only parish of the   across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, serving nine counties. The Church has a burden to reach people of diverse background with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Our passion is to continually abound in the love of God and serve one another as Jesus commands. Through its outreach to young people, Jesus House Eastern Shore is preparing and mentoring people who will impact their world for Christ. The Church is also involved in partnership with other ministries on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and beyond.


RCCG has a vision to spread the Word of God to the ends of the earth. It is a Bible believing church, where teachings and a missionary approach emphasize the proper conduct and moral behavior of people. The church has an appeal to all types of people worldwide, with a determination to teach people in their various geographical areas, stages of secular life and levels of spiritual development. 

The General Overseer of the church is Pastor E.A. Adeboye. The church was founded in 1952 and since then, the church has grown to over 5,000 parishes worldwide with a total congregational strength of over one million people. Presently, there are established missions in many African countries, as well as Europe, Asia, the United States, the Caribbean, Canada, South America and Australia. RCCG has also been involved in establishing schools, rehabilitation centers, child care and support centers. 

It is on this foundation that Jesus House Eastern Shore is building. The Church is presently located on 6130 Hobbs Road Salisbury Maryland and is co-pastored by Pastors Bolaji and Feyi Okulate.

 

OUR CORE VALUES IN RCCG INCLUDE:

§  We Value The Pursuit Of God

We thirst for His presence and to know more of Him through private and public worship, the Word and prayer
Psalm 42:1-2, 63:1-3; Matt 5:23; Luke 6:21

§  We Value Christlikeness.

We want to be like the Lord and savior in all conduct. We want to minister by serving people the way He did with compassion, under the power and anointing of the Holy Spirit. We shall convey the love, mercy and power of God through the ministry of the church. 
Luke 14:16-20; John 20:21; Ephesians 5:2; Colossians 3:12

§  We Value Godly Family Life

Where parents live as examples and cultivate an environment in which the spiritual, emotional and social growth of their children can be fully accomplished.
Deuteronomy 6:7; Proverbs 22:6; 2 Timothy 3:15 

§  We Value Marital Fidelity

Where husband and wife can depend on each other to provide spiritual, emotional and intimate needs.
Proverbs 5:15-19; 1 Corinthians 7:3-5, Galatians 5:19-20; Hebrews 13:4 

§  We Value Purposeful Singleness

Where the uniqueness of being single (unmarried) should be used to bless the church.
Matthew 19:12c; 1 Corinthians 7:32-34 

§  We Value The Church Of God As The Body Of Christ.

Our desire shall be to seek its good, growth and prosperity.
Matthew 16:18; Ephesians 3:9-11; 5:25-27; 1 Timothy 3:5

§  We Value The Individual Members Of The Church

We shall seek to treat one another with respect and appropriate courtesy irrespective of gender, social and physical status. We shall seek to help members to grow in the grace and to fully realize their God given potentials. 
John 13:35, Romans 12: 9-10, Galatians 6:10, Thessalonians 3:12, Colossians 3:12-14.

§  We Value The Servant Leadership

Our leaders shall serve the members of the church as Christ did selflessly and not for profit or self-glorification. 
Matthew 10:42; John 13:13-15; Acts 20:18-19 

§  We Value The Mercy Of God

We shall always recognize in humility that all the goodness we receive from God is a result of His mercies, even those blessings we may regard as “rights” because of our relationship with Him as children. We shall therefore seek to extend mercy to another and to all who come under the ministry of the church.
Psalm 52:8; Lamentation 3:22-23; Colossians 3:12; James 5:11

§  We Value Giving

We shall always give ourselves first to the cause of the kingdom of God, and we shall encourage members of the church to give out of their material and financial blessings out of a willing and cheerful heart. We recognize that this ability comes from God Almighty out of whom all blessings flow. 
1 Chronicles 29:12-14; Luke 6:38; 2 Corinthians 8:1,2,5,7; 9:6-8

§  We Value Personal And Corporate Integrity

We therefore shall deal and conduct our affairs truthfully and honestly such that the gospel of Jesus Christ shall not suffer any reproach because of our conduct.
2 Corinthians 13:8; Ephesians 4:15, 5:9; 6:14; James 5:12 

§  We Love Unity in the Body of Christ.

We agree with the scriptures that all who believe in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior belong to one body of Christ. We shall seek to maintain the unity with all such believers.
Psalm 133:1; Romans 12:5; Ephesians 4:3-6,13

§  We Value Simplicity

We desire to do nothing in our private and public worship just for “effects” and “showing off”.
Philippians 2:3; Colossians 3:17

§  We Value Modesty in Our Lifestyle.

We shall seek to be generous and gracious in our speech, firm in our convictions and chaste in our dressing.
Galatians 5:26; Philippians 2:3; 1 Timothy 4:14; 1 Peter 3:3-4; 1 John 2:15-17

 

 


 
   
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