Compelled by the words of Christ, in partnership with other Churches and followers of Christ. La Jornada envisions changed lives by providing to the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs of the immigrant and poor communities of Queens.
To Evangelize; By using servant evangelism, Joyfully sharing the good news of the sovereign love of God, and calling people to repentance, to personal faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord,to active membership in the church, and to obedient service in the world.
Servanthood evangelism involves intentionally sharing Christ by modeling biblical servanthood. It is the simplest, most transferable, and yes, most fun approach for moving believers closer to a biblical lifestyle marked by consistent witnessing.
To Educate; By creating a process of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment, so as to develop the spiritual, intellectual and moral, faculties of the Immigrant community, to help the in their integretion into American society.
To Empower; By changing existing power relations and the forces that marginalizes the Immigrant community. We will crate a process to help them developed their abilities to shape their life’s according to their own aspirations and achieve their full potential as members of the American society.
To Employ: By becoming a referral service, our goal is to help facilitate productive work experiences for employers and employees alike. We will train the employees to do the best quality job . We will expect from the employers to pay fair wages and humane treatment.. We do not accept fees or ask questions.
“For the LORD your God is God of gods and Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who shows no partiality and accepts no bribes. He defends the cause of the fatherless and the widow, and loves the alien, giving him food and clothing. And you are to love those who are aliens, for you yourselves were aliens in Egypt.” Deuteronomy 10:17-19