• We believe the Bible teaches that every Christian should be an active member of a local church.  (Hebrews 10:24-25)
  • We believe that the Elders of the church are the overseers of its affairs and the shepherds of its members; that they are the final interpretive authority of the Bible's meaning and application for the church; and that they are responsible for the oversight, instruction, edification, discipline, and restoration of church members. (1 Peter 5:1-4; Titus 1:9, 2:1-15, Hebrews 13:17, Matthew 18:15-17; Galatians 6:1; 1 Corinthians 5:11-13) 
  • We believe that the Bible instructs church members to:​
  • That man, created by God, willfully sinned against God and is consequently lost and without hope apart from Jesus Christ. 

           (Isaiah 53:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23)

  • That salvation—the forgiveness of sins—is only by grace through the blood of Jesus Christ. 

           (Matthew 26:28; Romans 5:9; Ephesians 2:8-9; 1 Peter 1:18-19; 1 John 1:7)

  • That one receives salvation by putting faith in Christ, repenting of sin, and confessing Christ, and that the Bible commands every believer in Christ to be baptized by immersion.

            (Romans 5:1-2; 10:9; Ephesians 2:8-9; Acts 2:38, 3:19; Galatians 3:27; Colossians 2:12; 1 Peter 3:21) 

  • That those who have received salvation through faith in Jesus Christ are sent into the world to proclaim the gospel and to love and serve the world just as Jesus Himself did.

            (2 Corinthians 5:11-21; Ephesians 2:10; Matthew 28:18-20; John 20:21)

(Matthew 16:13-18; Acts 2:14-47)

We believe in the Church of Jesus Christ, founded on the Day of Pentecost, consisting of all Christians everywhere, and organized into local assemblies, called churches.​​

We believe in one God—Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

  • Meet together regularly for fellowship, worship, teaching, and the Lord's Supper.  (Acts 2:42, Hebrews 10:25; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26)
  • Use our natural abilities and spiritual gifts to serve one another.  (Romans 12, 1 Peter 4:10, Galatians 5:13, 1 Corinthians 12:7)
  • Love one another, bear with one another, accept one another, and forgive one another. 

           (John 13:34-35; John 15:17, 1 John 4:7, Romans 13:8; Ephesians 4:2, 32; Colossians 3:14, Romans 15:7)

  • Seek unity, agreement, and peace with one another. (Romans 12:16, 18; 1 Thessalonians 5:13; Philippians 2:2; 2 Corinthians 13:11)
  • Encourage and build up one another. (1 Thessalonians 5:11)
  • Bear one another's burdens and pray for one another.​ (Galatians 6:2, James 5:16)
  • Spur one another to love and good deeds.  (Hebrews 10:24)
  • Submit to the authority of the elders of the church. (Hebrews 13:17)
  • Support the church financially. (2 Corinthians 8:7, Malachi 3:10, 1 Timothy 5:17-18)
  • Pursue personal holiness and obedience to God's Word. (2 Corinthians 7:1, 1 Thessalonians 4:7, 1 Peter 1:15) 
  • Strive together to fulfill the Great Commission. (Matthew 28:18-20)

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