What We Believe

Theology is important. It is vital for the health of the church. Without good doctrine the church decays. Throughout history, the church has confessed what it believes by faithfully summarizing the truths of the Bible in written forms known as creeds and confessions. These confessions do not hold the same authority as the Bible, but they help to summarize the Bible’s teaching. the Bible remains our only rule for faith and life.


    Ecumenical Creeds

    We believe the Ecumenical Creeds—the Apostles’ CreedNicene Creedand Athanasian Creedof the ancient church which have expressed what the Christian church believes for hundreds of years. 

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    ‘We all believe in our hearts and confess with our mouths that there is a single and simple spiritual beingwhom we call God—eternal, incomprehensible, invisible, unchangeable, infinite, almighty; completely wise, just, and good, and the overflowing source of all good.’



    Three Forms of Unity

    The Three Forms of Unity—the Heidelberg CatechismBelgic Confession and Canons of Dort—are essential confessions to our Reformed distinctives. These confessions are committed to the historic teachings of the Protestant Reformation. They express how the Word of God is the center of all that happens in the life and practice of the church and what it means for Jesus to be at the center of the church's life and thought.

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