Statement of Faith...
is one God, the infinitely perfect Creator, Who has revealed Himself as
three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Christ is true God and true man. He was conceived by the Holy
Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. He died on the cross as a
substitution sacrifice, and all who trust Him are justified by grace
through faith on the grounds of His shed blood. He arose from the
dead and ascended into Heaven, where He is our High Priest. He
will come again to earth to bring justice and peace.
The Holy Spirit
Holy Spirit is sent to indwell, guide, teach, comfort, and empower the
believer, and to convince the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment.
Old and New Testaments, as originally given, were inspired by God and
are a complete revelation of His will for the salvation of men and for
Christian faith and practice.
and women are created in the image of God. They fell through
disobedience and incurred both physical and spiritual death. All
persons are born with a fallen nature, are separated from the life
of God, and can be rescued only through the atoning work of Jesus
has been provided through Jesus Christ for all who repent and believe
in Him. All believers receive the gift of eternal life, become the
children of God, and are indwelt by the Holy Spirit.
Church is one Body of Christ, a world-wide fellowship of all believers,
the holy, new creation of God, and the People of God, called to produce
good works and commissioned to go to all the nations with the Gospel.
The Local Church
local church is an assembly of believers in Christ who covenant
together to worship God, to edify one another, to pray, to fellowship,
to proclaim the Gospel, and to observe the ordinances of baptism and the
Lord's Supper. Baptism is the immersion in water of a believer in
the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as a symbol of one's faith
in Christ and one's intent to live for Christ. Through the Lord's
Supper, with the sacred use of bread and the fruit of the vine,
believers commemorate together the sacrifice of Christ and proclaim
their unity in Him.
There shall be a bodily resurrection of both the just and the unjust, one unto life and the other unto judgment.
are to seek the will of God in society by supporting righteousness and
opposing evil; by caring for the orphaned, aged, helpless, sick, and all
in need; by working for peace and justice in industry, government, and