Core Values of Summerville Baptist Recognition in the Authority of the Bible. There is a passion and commitment to Christ and His church to "Exalt the Lord, Evangelize the lost, Equip believers, and Expand the ministries." Members are submissive to the leadership and control of the Holy Spirit. Prayer is a priority. The church is oriented to the future rather than the past. There is an awareness that members are stewards of all God has entrusted to them time, resources, skills, and spiritual gifts. Every member has a purpose and is important in the ministry of the church. Members trust one another. There is an emphasis on building healthy relationships in church, homes and community. Disciples become more like Christ in attitude, character and conduct.