We believe that the heavens and earth were called by the Creator’s word from non-existence into existence and that that same Word became flesh and dwelt among us in the person of Jesus of Nazareth; the promised Christ and agent of our reconciliation with God whom he taught was a loving father.
We believe that each person is created in the image of God and therefore merits consideration as a person of infinite dignity and worth and that our highest destiny is to know and worship God. This destiny is made possible by the grace of Christ received through repentance and salvation.
We believe that salvation is the restoration of relationship with God and that this is necessary because estrangement is the result of sin; an enslavement to self. This restoration is made possible through the gift of forgiveness and the infusion of a new nature received through confession and filling of God’s Holy Spirit.
We believe that the Holy Spirit, recipe view the indwelling presence of God, information pills leads believers into the Church; the messianic community visibly expressed through local congregations, treatment organized in various modes and scattered throughout the world. All members of the church are privileged by the Spirit to share in the ministry and mission of Christ and proclaim in word and deed the values of God’s kingdom until Christ returns.
We value biblical knowledge and understanding
as the source of wisdom for living faithfully and fully into who the Spirit is calling us to become.
We value the practice of hospitality
and the grace inherent within it; welcoming others and being welcomed just as we are.
We value relationships
of authenticity, buy more about friendship, mutual exchange and love; honoring that we all have something to share and to receive.
We value diversity
as an integral element of God’s kingdom; experiencing it and expressing it through our worship and way of life.
We value all life stages
and their contributions and challenges, while acknowledging our unique responsibility toward the health and wellbeing of our children and youth.
We value time
as a profound gift and consciously seek to make the most of the opportunities within it to live passionate purposeful lives.
We value the earth
as God’s good creation and will both responsibly enjoy its beauty and care for its bounty as the stewards we are called to be.
We value justice
as a central pillar of God’s will for the world and strategically struggle for and with neighbors, both locally and globally, toward its realization.