What We Believe

Image  Our doctrine is based on God’s love

  • We believe in one God, who created the world and all that is in it. He is known and experienced in three persons: Father, His Son Jesus, and Holy Spirit.
  • The Bible is God’s written Word to reveal the character of God and his relationship with man and all creation.
  • Grace, the forgiveness of sin through Jesus Christ, is a gift of the God who loves us enough to meet us where we are, but loves us too much to leave us there. Grace is the love of God at work within us to transform each of our lives into a unique expression his love.
  • The Church is the Body of Christ which worships, serves, and lives the life of faith together.
  • The Kingdom of God is both a present reality and a future hope. God’s kingdom is breaking in upon the world bringing peace and justice, compassion and hope, and the fulfillment of all God’s purposes. Wherever God’s power is, there too is God’s Kingdom.
You are welcome here. You do not have to believe all of the above statements to be part of this church community. Many of us wrestle with these beliefs while participating in making God’s love real in our town and the world.
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Apostle's Creed

I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth;
and in Jesus Christ his only Son,
our Lord;
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, dead, and buried;*
the third day he rose from the dead;
he ascended into heaven,
and sitteth at the right hand of
God the Father Almighty;
from thence he shall come to judge
the quick and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting.
Amen.