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THE BIBLE:

The Scriptures of the Holy Bible, both the Old and the New Testaments to be the Inspired Word of God; infallible and inerrant, without error in the original writing, the complete revelation of His will for the salvation of men and the divine and final authority on all matters of faith and practice for Christian life. 

IN GOD:

In one God, Creator of all things, infinitely perfect and eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

IN JESUS:

That Jesus Christ is the true God and true man having been conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary. He lived in perfect obedience to the Father, voluntarily paid the price for the sins of all people by dying on the cross as their substitute, bringing salvation to all who trust in Him alone. He died on the cross as a sacrifice for our sins according to the Scriptures. Furthermore, He arose bodily from the dead, ascended into heaven, and sits at the right hand of the Father. He is the only intercessor between God and humans. He promises to return to earth, personally and visibly, to fulfill history and the eternal plan of God. 

IN THE HOLY SPIRIT:

That the ministry of the Holy Spirit is to glorify the Lord, Jesus Christ, to guide, instruct and empower the believer for godly living and service by renewing and indwelling in each believer, becoming their source of assurance, strength, wisdom, and gifting for building up the church. The Holy Spirit guides believers in understanding and applying the Bible. By faith, His power and control empower believers to lead a life of Christ-like character and bear fruit for the Father’s glory.

SALVATION:

That man was created in the image of God but fell into sin and is, therefore, lost. Only through regeneration by the Holy Spirit can salvation and spiritual life be obtained. That the shed blood of Jesus Christ and His resurrection provide the only ground and justification and salvation for all who believe. We, who accept Jesus Christ, are born of the Holy Spirit and, thus, become children of God. The salvation of humanity is completely a work of God’s free grace; it is not in any way the result of human goodness or works. Each person can receive salvation by repentance and faith. God’s Word assures individuals that He will continue His saving work in them forever.

BAPTISM:

Baptism is an outward expression of an inward commitment to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. We believe the decision to be baptized is up to the individual and that he or she must fully understand what it means to be a Christ follower.

COMMUNION:

During the last days of Jesus' life, He gathered His disciples in a room and asked them to consume bread and wine "in remembrance" of Him. We regularly observe the act of consuming bread and grape juice as a community for the exact same reason—to remember our Savior, who sacrificed Himself for our sins.

THE CHURCH:

All who acknowledge Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord are united with Him as members of His body, the one true church. Scripture commands believers to gather for worship, prayer, fellowship, and the teaching of the Word; to observe Baptism and Communion as established by Jesus Christ; to offer service to the body through development and use of God given talents and gifts and to outreach to those in need. 

The local expression of the church is wherever God’s people meet regularly in obedience to His command. Cared for and led by Elders and leaders, church members are to work together in love and unity for the ultimate purpose of glorifying Christ.

FAITH and PRACTICE:

In all matters of faith and practice, Scripture is the final authority. Believers should conscientiously seek to be led by God because it is to Him alone he or she is ultimately responsible.