Vision Statement & Statement of Faith
“Reaching and Equipping all ages for a lifetime of following Jesus.”
Statement of Faith:
We believe in one God — Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The Triune God has created man in His own image and has called him to manifest and reflect holiness through obedience to His commandments. Because man has woefully fallen in this responsibility and entered into a state of moral corruption, he has subsequently become estranged from his creator.
Because of a profound love for His creation, God has initiated a plan of redemption, which He has accomplished on behalf of His people in the realm of temporal history. The zenith of this redemption is located in the historical incarnation of God in the person of Jesus of Nazareth. We confess Jesus to be the Christ of Old Testament prophecy, being at the same time fully God and fully man. Jesus, through His substitutionary atoning death and bodily resurrection, has provided the meritorious basis of our justification, which, by God’s grace, we receive by faith alone.
The risen and ascended Christ has sent His Holy Spirit to dwell in the hearts of believers, effecting their regeneration and operating in their sanctification. The same Holy Spirit has been given to the people of God to empower them for the service of bearing witness to the Kingdom of God. The Holy Spirit brings His people together to form a corporate community of believers. We believe that Christ has established a visible church, which is called to live in the power of the Holy Spirit under the regulation of the authority of the Holy Scripture, exercising discipline, administering the ordinances, and preaching the Gospel of Christ.
We believe that the Bible in its entirety is divine revelation, and submit to the authority of Holy Scripture, acknowledging it to be inerrantly inspired by God and carrying the full weight of His authority.
We support the work of Christian organizations and churches that confess the Lordship of Jesus Christ. We are committed to the implementation of social and cultural implications of God’s commandments for the well being of man and his environment. We believe our faith should be visible in concrete forms and models of personal and social behavior. We seek to be faithful Disciples of Christ, enduring in love and obedience until He comes again to consummate His Kingdom.
We are dedicated to being a worshipping congregation of joy, a loving community where the hurts of people are healed and hopes are enabled, and an equipping center for the life and ministry of every member.