In 2007, the congregation of Federated church wrote this faith statement reflecting not only what the church’s Legacy has been but also establishing a Vision, for what it continually works to become:
The Federated Church of Sycamore:
is a progressive family of faith inspired to live the values and teachings of Jesus Christ and of other faith traditions
actively welcomes, nurtures and celebrates all people throughout their lives and faith journeys.
encourages all people to work for love, peace, and justice—locally and globally.
energizes and renews spiritual development through worship, education, fellowship, and discussion.
respects the interdependent web of all existence, and seeks to harmonize its activities with the needs of the earthly environment.
recognizes and affirms the inherent worth and dignity of every person.
encourages the free expression of questions and doubts.
believes everyone has the right to express the values and beliefs that help them find meaning and purpose as they seek answers to life’s questions.