• We recognize that Jesus the Christ is the source of our faith; our worship, study, ministry, and mission will always be guided by this centering truth.
  • We believe in the priesthood of every believer.
  • We believe in the autonomy of the local church, recognizing that Christ is always the head of the church.
  • We believe in a free church in a free state and commit ourselves to preserve the separation of church and state.
  • We believe in soul competence, that each person must be encouraged to interpret his/her own experience of the revelation of God; no creed will be accepted as a substitute for this free exercise of faith.
  • We recognize and treasure the gifts of the ministers called to lead our fellowship, while understanding that we all have unique gifts and are called to ministry.
  • We believe that leadership of the church is open to persons of either gender who are affirmed by the congregation.
  • We believe that grace and forgiveness are the Standards by which we relate to one another.
  • We commit ourselves to relevance in worship, study, ministry and mission to serve the world in need.
  • We believe that worship should take place in an atmosphere of holiness, reverence, and dignity.
  • We believe that God’s love is expressed in sacrificial giving, and commit to a stewardship of all that we are and have; and,
  • As an inclusive community of grace, we embrace into our fellowship all persons.