RPC is a community centered on Jesus for people at all stages of spiritual development.
RPC exists to make disciples of Jesus Christ by introducing people to him and by equipping them to live for him.
RPC is called by God to serve the whole Greater Lafayette area, with a special love and concern for the Purdue University community.
To Know Him and To Live for Him
1. Sharing life and developing relationships with those who are not yet disciples of Jesus Christ.
2. Serving the practical needs of those in our surrounding community, as well as those within our church community, in the name of Jesus Christ.
3. Proclaiming the gospel message of Jesus Christ clearly and creatively to those who are open to and/or curious about a relationship with him.
4. Training followers of Jesus Christ in the basic spiritual disciplines of the Christian life in both small groups and one-to-one settings.
5. Teaching people of all ages the great truths of Scripture and the Christian faith in a way that is relevant to the concerns of our own day.
6. Gathering as a community each Lord’s Day for Christ-centered, Spirit-led, Bible-saturated worship that is joyful as well as reverent.
7. Pursuing relationships with each other that are characterized by vulnerability, humility, and above all else, Christ-like love.
8. Developing Christian leaders and empowering them for all kinds of service in the church and in the world.
9. Praying “without ceasing” as an expression of our complete dependence upon the work of the Holy Spirit in and through us in all that we say and do.