Congregations seeking to transform are authentically and significantly involved in spiritual formation efforts that become known in their community and in the networks of their congregational members. They are a congregation that takes their Christian life seriously. The people of their congregation are not seen as “holier-than-thou,” but genuinely caring people who relate to the Triune God.
Community people often seek out this congregation to pray for their life concerns, and for the challenges of that face their community. During crises this congregation is a place of spiritual hope and real-life help.