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What We Believe

Our Mission:

We exist to engage and cultivate Relationships in Our Communities that Urge People to Live Radically for Jesus Christ

We are an Evangelical Presbyterian Church (click the logo to the right to get a good idea of what we are all about)

Our Essentials:

All Scripture is self-attesting and being Truth,

requires our unreserved submission in all areas

of life. The infallible Word of God, the sixty-six

books of the Old and New Testaments, is a

complete and unified witness to God’s

redemptive acts culminating in the incarnation

of the Living Word, the Lord Jesus Christ. The

Bible, uniquely and fully inspired by the Holy

Spirit, is the supreme and final authority on all

matters on which it speaks. On this sure

foundation we affirm these additional essentials

of our faith.

1. We believe in one God, the sovereign

Creator and Sustainer of all things,

infinitely perfect and eternally existing in

three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy

Spirit. To Him be all honor, glory and

praise forever!

2. Jesus Christ, the living Word, became

flesh through His miraculous conception

by the Holy Spirit and His virgin birth. He

who is true God became true man united in

one Person forever. He died on the cross a

sacrifice for our sins according to the

Scriptures. On the third day He arose

bodily from the dead, ascended into

heaven where, at the right hand of the

Majesty on High, He now is our High

Priest and Mediator.

3. The Holy Spirit has come to glorify Christ

and to apply the saving work of Christ to

our hearts. He convicts us of sin and draws

us to the Savior, indwelling our hearts. He

gives new life to us, empowers and imparts

gifts to us for service. He instructs and

guides us into all truth, and seals us for the

day of redemption.

4. Being estranged from God and condemned

by our sinfulness, our salvation is wholly

dependent upon the work of God’s free

grace. God credits His righteousness to

those who put their faith in Christ alone

for their salvation, and thereby justifies

them in His sight. Only such as are born of

the Holy Spirit and receive Jesus Christ

become children of God and heirs of

eternal life.

5. The true Church is composed of all

persons who through saving faith in Jesus

Christ and the sanctifying work of the

Holy Spirit are united together in the body

of Christ. The Church finds her visible yet

imperfect, expression in local

congregations where the Word of God is

preached in its purity and the sacraments

are administered in their integrity, where

scriptural discipline is practiced, and

where loving fellowship is maintained. For

her perfecting she awaits the return of her


6. Jesus Christ will come again to the earth

personally, visibly, and bodily—to judge

the living and the dead, and to

consummate history and the eternal plan of

God. “Even so, come, Lord Jesus.” (Rev.


7. The Lord Jesus Christ commands all

believers to proclaim the gospel

throughout the world and to make disciples

of all nations. Obedience to the Great

Commission requires total commitment to

“Him who loved us and gave Himself for

us.” He calls us to a life of self-denying

love and service. “For we are His

workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for

good works, which God prepared

beforehand that we should walk in them.”

(Eph. 2:10)

The Essentials are set forth in greater detail in

the Westminster Confession of Faith.

In Essentials …Unity

In Non-Essentials … Liberty

In All Things … Charity

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