What We Believe


Our 10 Core Beliefs

  1. We believe that Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior, and that the Bible is the divinely inspired word of God that serves as the final written authority for living out the Christian faith.
  2. The church is the fundamental unit of mission in denominational life.
  3. We partake of two ordinances: believers' baptism and The Lord's Supper.
  4. We believe that a committed individual Christian can and should approach God directly, and that individual gifts of ministry should be shared.
  5. We take our call to evangelism and missionary work seriously. Stating that it is our responsibilty to follow Christ's call to "make disciples of all nations."
  6. We support religious freedom and respect the expressions of the others' faith.
  7. We acknowledge that God's family extends beyond our local churches, and that God calls us to be in cooperation with other believers.
  8. We also believe that we have been called to be Christ's witnesses for justice and wholeness within a broken society.
  9. We also believe in celebrating the racial, cultural and theological diversity within our membership.
  10. We also heed the biblical call to renewal and the need for a vital witness in the new millennium. We seek renewel and revitalization and we are educated by our history and tradition and influenced by our current needs and challenges.