What We Believe

  • God is real.
  • Everyone matters to God.
  • Human beings are created in the image of God. 
  • All human beings have sinned and fall short of God's holy perfection.
  • In divine compassion, Jesus Christ became the bridge between a holy God and a fallen humanity.
  • Human lives are saved by God's grace through faith alone, not human actions, abilities or achievements.
  • God is Triune: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  • God created everything in the universe.
  • Jesus Christ was fully God and fully human.
  • Jesus Christ is the one and only Son of God.
  • Jesus Christ lived (incarnation), died (crucifixion), and overcame death (resurrection).
  • Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, and the life.
  • The Holy Spirit is God's real and active presence in the world.
  • The Bible is the inspired and authoritative Word of God.
  • The church is the communal expression of Christ's presence in the world.
  • God has a particular concern for the physically and spiritually impoverished.  So should we.
  • The church should be relevant to today's culture and reverent to it's historical foundations.
  • All of God's people--regardless of background, gender, ethnicity, or age--are gifted for ministry.

Most of all ... we believe that God's arms of love and grace are wide open for you!