“To know Christ and to make Christ known”  (Matthew 28:16-20; Philippians 3:7-10)


1 We believe that the church is to be Christ-centered.  (Philippians 2:5-11; Colossians 1:18; Hebrews 12;1-3) 

2 We believe that the church is to hold forth God’s Word, in preaching and teaching, for it is the supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct.  (Philippians 2:15-16; II Timothy 3:14-17)

3 We believe that doing church as a team is God’s design for effective ministry.  (I Corinthians 12:12-27; Ephesians 4:11-16)

4 We believe in identifying and equipping emerging leaders for service in the church.  (II Timothy; also I Kings 19:19-21)

5 We believe that prayer is essential to the life and ministry of the church.  (II Chronicles 7:14; Matthew 21:12-13)

6 We believe in sharing the good news of Jesus Christ with all people, beginning in our community and then throughout the world.  (Matthew 9:35-38; Acts 1:8)

7 We believe in developing fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.  (Luke 14:25-35; II Timothy 4:&)

8 We believe that we are called to holy living.  (Titus 2:11-14; I Peter 1:15-16; II Peter 3:11)

9 We believe that loving one another is a powerful testimony and a blessing to the church.  (John 13:35; II Thessalonians 1:3)

10 We believe in the value of small groups and the accountability that they bring.  (Proverbs 27:17; Luke 22:14-38; Acts 2:42-47)