Here are some common questions asked about our community at Mosaic Pomona.
Read through these, and you can always contact us personally.
WHERE DO YOU MEET?
I'M NOT RELIGIOUS, SHOULD I COME?
Neither are we.
We welcome people from all walks of life, regardless of where they are in their spiritual journey. Our conversations focus around the movement of Jesus. Come see how you fit into the picture.
HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER OF MOSAIC POMONA?
To become a “member” of Mosaic Pomona, there isn’t a process. To be a part of our community at Mosaic Pomona, all you need to do is come. We will do our best to serve you, teach, share with you, love you, and allow you to serve no matter where you are in your spiritual journey.
WHAT IS THE MOSAIC POMONA VOLUNTEER STAFF PROCESS?
CLICK HERE to find out more about the Mosaic Volunteer Staff Process
WHAT ARE YOUR CORE VALUES AND VISION?
OVERVIEW: Mosaic Pomona is a community of followers of Jesus Christ, committed to live by faith, to be known by love, and to be a voice of hope. The name of our community comes both from the diversity of our members, and from the symbolism of a broken and fragmented humanity which can become a work of beauty under the artful hands of God. We welcome people from all walks of life, regardless of where they are in their spiritual journey.
MISSION: To live by Faith, to be known by Love, and to be a voice of Hope.
VISION: To be a spiritual reference point throughout the Pomona Valley, and a sending base to the ends of the Earth.
Wind | Commission | Mission is why the Church exists.
The Church is a movement, not an institution.
Every follower of Jesus is commissioned by God.
John 3:1-8, Acts 1:8; 8:1-14, Acts 2, Acts 8:26-40, Luke 4:14-21, Genesis 2:4-7, Ezekiel 37:1-10, Mark 4:41
Water | Community | Love is the context for all mission.
The Church is relational, not programmatic.
Every follower of Jesus is part of a larger community.
John 4, John 13:34-35, 1 John 4:7-21, Psalm 42:1, Psalm 1:1-3, Isaiah 32:1-3, Isaiah 58, John 7:25-44
Wood | Connection | Structure must always submit to Spirit.
The Church is empowering, not controlling.
Every follower of Jesus is called and connected uniquely to serve.
1 Corinthians 12, John 15:1-17, Romans 11, Matthew 9:14-17, Romans 12:3-8, John 15:2, Jeremiah 31:31, 2 Corinthians 3
Fire | Communion | Relevance to culture is not optional.
The Church is incarnational, not esoteric.
Every follower of Jesus celebrates communion with God.
John 1:14, Philippians 2:5-9, Acts 17:16-34, Romans 12:1-2, Genesis 22, Exodus 3, 1 Kings 18:16-39, Psalm 51, 1 Corinthians 9:19-23, Hebrews 12:29, 1 Corinthians 14
Earth | Character | Creativity is the natural result of spirituality.
The Church is transforming, not conforming.
Every follower of Jesus grows in Christ-like character.
Matthew 25:14-30, Luke 8:4-15, 2 Corinthians 5:17-21, Ephesians 4:17-5:2, Genesis 2:7, Isaiah 64:8, 2 Corinthians 4:7-11
- The Bible is God’s authoritative word to us.
- Jesus is the only hope for a lost and broken world.
- The local church is God’s agent for redemptive change.
- Every Christian is called and gifted by God to serve the Body and seek the Lost.
- The Church is called to whole earth evangelism.
WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE?
The absolute best way to understand and learn about any community is to experience it on the relational level. Statements of faith can tell you what a community of faith’s beliefs are, but they can’t tell you who they are. If you’d like to discover who we are at Mosaic Pomona, please come to one of our gatherings on Sundays.
If unable to make it to Pomona and you want a more in-depth and relevant look at our core values and philosophy of ministry, please pick up a copy of the book An Unstoppable Force, by Erwin Raphael McManus. You can get it on sale at Amazon or probably find it at any major bookstore.
If the actual “statements of faith” is what you are still interested in, please reference the Baptist Faith and Message HERE.
ARE YOU A PART OF MOSAIC LA?
Mosaic Pomona is a part of a network of Mosaic communities around the globe that share a common set of core values, ethos and beliefs. On January 1, 2013, Mosaic Los Angeles commissioned Mosaic Pomona, Mosaic Whittier and Mosaic San Diego as independent churches to connect to the diverse regions of Southern California. While we are a unique community from Mosaic Los Angeles, we work together on a shared mission. You can find Mosaic Los Angeles online HERE.
IS MOSAIC POMONA HIRING?
We currently have a precedent of hiring paid staff from those who have served in a volunteer capacity at Mosaic Pomona and have demonstrated the characteristics of faithfulness, humility and gratitude; we hire based on character, not only on talent or experience.
Everyone at Mosaic Pomona, from the elders and lead pastor, to the assistants, were all active participants and servants before they were asked to become a part of our paid staff. Of course, you are always welcome to come to Pomona and join in on what God is doing here through Mosaic Pomona as a member of our volunteer staff!