The Synod of the Southwest participates with others in the ministry of Jesus Christ to encourage and support mission in the Southwest by:

  1. Faithfully responding to the multicultural and historically-informed context in which God has placed us;
  2. Engaging one another in dialogue about ministry and faith across presbytery lines,and in partnership with the larger church (including, among others, General Assembly, other synods and ecumenical partners;
  3. Sharing and developing resources of people history, money and skills in seeking to live faithfully together.