Four Cornerstones

Grace 8008 1As a Christian housing organization inspired by the social ministry of the gospel, Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley is dedicated to the practice of:

  • Dignity
    • In our relationships with homeowners and volunteers
    • In the quality of the houses we build
    • In our hand up, not hand out model
    • In the atmosphere created by the Habitat Community
  • Community
    • In our pursuit of long term, sustainable partnerships
    • In the hospitality and inclusiveness of our workspaces
    • In our commitment to the Common Good
    • In our responsibility to convene key players in area around issue of affordable housing
  • Stewardship
    • Of resources in good faith as a non-profit
    • For the benefit of our homeowners to keep costs low
    • Of the environment through green technology & sustainable design
  • Service
    • As a means of working with, and not for, others
    • As a shared responsibility more so than a choice
    • As an opportunity to form participants into ambassadors for affordable housing
    • As a way of putting our faith into action
    • As a means to transformation of all involved to become more of whom God calls us to be

Isaiah 28
16 So this is what the Sovereign Lord says:
“See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone,
a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation;
the one who relies on it
will never be stricken with panic.
17 I will make justice the measuring line
and righteousness the plumb line;-