STATEMENT OF FAITH
WE BELIEVE that there is one living
and true God, eternally existing in three persons: THE FATHER, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, equal in power and glory; that
this triune God created all, upholds all and governs all.
WE BELIEVE that
the SCRIPTURES of the Old and New Testaments are the Word of God, fully inspired without error in the original manuscripts,
and the infallible rule of faith and practice.
WE BELIEVE in God the Father,
an infinite, personal Spirit perfect in holiness, wisdom, power and love; that He concerns Himself mercifully in the affairs
of men; that He hears and answers prayer; and that He saves from sin and death all who come to Him through Jesus Christ.
WE BELIEVE in JESUS CHRIST, God’s only begotten Son, conceived by the Holy Spirit.
WE BELIEVE in His
virgin birth, sinless life, miracles and teachings, His substitution atoning death, bodily resurrection, ascension into heaven,
perpetual intercession for His people and personal, visible return to earth.
in the HOLY SPIRIT, who forth came from the Father and Son to convict the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment, and regenerate,
sanctify and empower for ministry all who believe in Christ.
WE BELIEVE the Holy Spirit indwells every believer in Jesus Christ and that He
is an abiding Helper, Teacher and Guide.
WE BELIEVE in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit and the exercise of all the Biblical gifts of
WE BELIEVE that all people are sinners by nature and choice
and, therefore, are under condemnation; that God regenerates by the Holy Spirit, those who repent of their sins and confess
Jesus Christ as Lord; that Jesus Christ baptizes the seeking believer with the Holy Spirit and power for service, often subsequent
WE BELIEVE in the universal CHURCH, the living spiritual body,
of which Christ is the Head and all regenerated persons are members.
that the Lord Jesus Christ committed two ORDINANCES to the Church; 1) baptism, and 2) the Lord’s Supper.
WE BELIEVE in baptism by immersion
and communion open to all believers.
WE BELIEVE also in the LAYING ON OF HANDS
for the baptism of the Holy Spirit, for ordination of pastors, elders, and deacons, and for receiving gifts of the Spirit.
WE BELIEVE in the personal, visible RETURN OF CHRIST to earth and the establishment of His
Kingdom, in the resurrection of the body, the final judgment and eternal blessing of the righteous and endless suffering of
WE BELIEVE in what is termed “THE APOSTLES’ CREED”
as embodying fundamental facts of Christian faith