The following family mission statements are examples come from Steven Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families (p. 91-94). These are provided for inspiration and to illustrate variations for different families. The most important thing is that your mission statement reflects your family values and make sense to your family.
Johnson Family Mission Statement
The mission of our family is to create a nurturing place of faith, order, truth, love, happiness, and relaxation, and to provide opportunity for each individual to become responsibly independent, and effectively interdependent, in order to serve worthy purposes in society.
Weaver Family Mission Statement
Value honesty with ourselves and others.
Create an environment where each of us can find support and encouragement in achieving our life’s goals.
Respect and accept each person’s unique personality and talents.
Promote a loving, kind, and happy atmosphere.
Support family endeavors that better society.
Maintain patience through understanding.
Always resolve conflicts with each other rather than harboring anger.
Promote the realization of life’s treasures.
Scott Family Mission Statement
To love each other…
To help each other…
To believe in each other…
To wisely use our time, talents, and resources to bless others…
To worship together…
Garcia Family Mission Statement
Our home will be a place where our family, friends, and guests find joy, comfort, peace, and happiness. We will seek to create a clean and orderly environment that is livable and comfortable. We will exercise wisdom in what we choose to eat, read, see, and do at home. We want to teach our children to love, learn, laugh, and to work and develop their unique talents.
Brock Family Mission Statement
Our family is happy and has fun together.
We all feel secure and feel a sense of belonging.
We support each other fully in our seen and unseen potential.
We show unconditional love in our family and inspiration for each other.
We are a family where we can continually grow in mental, physical, social/emotional and spiritual ways.
We discuss and discover all aspects of life.
We nurture all life forms and protect the environment.
We are a family that serves each other and the community.
We are a family of cleanliness and order.
We believe that diversity of race and culture is a gift.
We appreciate the grace of God. We hope to leave a legacy of the strength and importance of families.