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Ann Arbor Journey of Faith Christian Church
1900 Manchester Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 971-4245

Journey of Faith Christian Church is an open and affirming congregation called to bring people into relationship with...
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Our Mission and Vision

The Mission of the Christian Church Michigan Region

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Michigan, called into existence by Jesus Christ, is the community of Disciples churches within our region.

Our mission is to nurture and support congregations, encourage initiatives of Christian stewardship, promote ecumenical activities, and provide resources for ministry, outreach and education.

The Priorities of the Michigan Region

  • Refresh, Renew, Revitalize, Transform our congregations:
  • Actively strengthening our leadership through the commissions of the region and Regional Elders.
  • Resource congregations and pastors for Conflict Management.
  • Endeavor to build unity while understanding and respecting our diversity.
  • Resourcing congregations to be missional.


The Vision of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

To be a faithful, growing church, that demonstrates true community, deep Christian spirituality and a passion for justice.
 - Micah 6:8

The Mission of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

To be and to share the Good News of Jesus Christ, witnessing, loving and serving from our doorsteps "to the ends of the earth."
  - Acts 1:8

The Confession of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

As members of the Christian Church,
We confess that Jesus is the Christ,
the Son of the living God,
and proclaim him Lord and Savior of the world.
 - The Preamble to The Design of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Mission Imperatives of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

As the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), led and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we believe God calls us to strengthen congregational life for this mission.

To accomplish this, we shall:


  • nurturing faith
  • teaching discipleship
  • fostering Disciples identity


  • emphasizing ministry with children, youth, young adults and families
  • doing evangelism
  • establishing new congregations


  • engaging in outreach ministries
  • showing compassion
  • embodying unity and justice

In accepting these imperatives, we affirm our need to strengthen relationships among congregational, regional, institutional and general ministries. We also affirm our need to share mutually and more fully our gifts, testimonies, and life in Christ, across the boundaries of our racially and culturally diverse church family, and with our ecumenical friends and global partners.

Disciples Confession (Download)

This confession is the opening paragraph in the Preamble to the Design of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

The Design of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (Download)