We, the members of the Eastern Star Baptist Church, at 548 East 15th Street, Port Arthur, Texas, as we seek to share in its entirety the good news of Jesus Christ,
We will Exalt the Savior with truthful and meaningful worship, that is structured and spontaneous; We will Equip the Saints by preparing believers in the Word of God, to do the Work of God, by helping them to discover their God given gifts and talents;
We will Edify the Soul by ministering to the inner man by meeting emotional and spiritual needs through bible study, prayer meetings, seminars, revivals, retreats and bible school;
We will Enhance the Spirit's effectiveness by being obedient to leadership of the Holy Spirit as He leads us in the ways of God;
We will Encourage the Sufferer by providing a place where the lonely can find love, the helpless can find hope, the lost can find leadership, and the guilty can find grace;
We will Enjoy the Society of people gathered together by way of fellowship that is filled with Love, Laughter, and Living together in harmony;
We will Evangelize the Sinner by sharing the gospel with the unsaved with every opportunity that is given, whether those contacts be family, friends, acquaintances, co-workers or neighbors.