Summerstown Mission's Church Motto

2019

The plans of the Lord stand firm for ever, the purposes of his heart through all generations.

-Psalm 33 v11 (NIV)

2018

"Build yourselves up in your most holy faith and pray in the Holy Spirit."

- Jude v20 (NIV)

2017

"Nothing can hinder the LORD from saving, whether by many or by few."

- 1 Samuel 14 v 6 (NIV)

2016

"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom."

- Luke 12 v 32 (NIV)

2015

"Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God's"

- 2 Chronicles 20 v 15 (NIV)

2014

"Live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us."

- Ephesians ch 5 v 2 (NIV)

2013

"He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart."

- Isaiah ch 40 v 11 (NIV)

2012

"He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus."

- Philippians 1 v 6 (NIV)

2011

"Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the LORD will do amazing things among you."

- Joshua 3 v 5 (NIV)

2010

"You have been given fulness in Christ, who is the head over every power and authority." - Colossians 2 v 10 (NIV)

2009

"My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me."

- Psalm 63 v 8 (NIV)

2008

"The Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one."

- 2 Thessalonians 3 v 3 (NIV)

2007

"I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord"

- Philippians 3 v 8 (NIV)

2006

"Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever."

- Psalm 107 v 1 (NIV)

2005

"My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness"

- 2 Corinthians 12 v 9 (NIV)

2004 "Find out what pleases the Lord" - Ephesians 5 v 10 (NIV) We began 2004 with this motto. Our pastor gave a two-part message on the motto in the morning and evening of 4th January, explaining that living the Christian life is active, not passive. We should actively find out what pleases God and do it.
2003 "The joy of the LORD is your strength" - Nehemiah 8 v 10 (NIV)
2002 "Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him" - Psalm 37 v 7 (NIV)
2001 "be strong ... Put on the full armour of God ... stand ... "
- Ephesians 6 v 10 - 11 (NIV)
2000 "My times are in your hands" - Psalm 31 v 15 (NIV)
1999 "Be still, and know that I am God" - Psalm 46 v 10 (NIV)
1998 "Consider Him ... so that you will not grow weary and lose heart" - Hebrews 12 v 3 (NIV)