Our Beliefs


  1. We believe in one God—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
    (Matthew 3:16-17)
  2. We believe God is the creator of all things.
    (Genesis 1:1)
  3. We believe Jesus is God’s Son and the Savior of the world.
    (John 3:16)
  4. We believe the Holy Spirit lives within every follower of Jesus and equips each follower for ministry.
    (John 16:5-15)
  5. We believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God and the final authority for all matters of faith.
    (II Timothy 3:16)
  6. We believe every person has sinned and needs the salvation Jesus provides.
    (Romans 3:23)
  7. We believe Jesus died, was raised to life after three days, and will return to rescue us.
    (I Corinthians 15:3-4)
  8. We believe salvation comes by grace through faith in Jesus.
    (Romans 5:8-11)
  9. We believe faith is expressed through hearing God’s plan for salvation, believing Jesus is God’s Son, confessing our need for Jesus’ work on the cross, repenting of our sin, being immersed in the waters of baptism, and living an obedient life.
    (Acts 2:38|Romans 6:1-7|II Peter 3:9)
  10. We believe the Church is the body and bride of Jesus on earth.
    (Acts 2:14-47)
  11. We believe it is God’s plan for elders to shepherd the church.
    (I Timothy 3:1-7)
  12. We believe death seals the eternal destiny of each person. The saved will inherit eternal life and the unsaved will experience eternal separation from God.
    (Romans 8:10-11)
  13. We believe the Bible teaches that marriage is to be a life-long relationship between a man and a woman.
    (Matthew 19:6)


People come into a church with a lot of questions. We get that. It would take a lifetime of conversation to talk through all the goodness and awesomeness of God. But He can be known, and that’s why we gather to worship Him and respond by going out to love people. We believe some things are essential to understanding and being in relationship with God, and we've structured ourselves around that foundation. A list of some of those things can be found in our Constitution and Bylaws. For a list of the Elder Committees referenced in our bylaws, contact us.

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