There is one God who is the creator and ruler of the universe; eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. (Genesis 1:1, Genesis 1:26-27, Genesis 3:22, Psalm 90:2, Matthew 28:19, 1 Peter 1:2, 2 Corinthians 13:14, 1 John 5:7-8)
Jesus is the Son of God. He is fully man and fully God. He is co-equal with the Father and Holy Spirit. Jesus lived a sinless life (Hebrews 4:15) and offered Himself as the perfect sacrifice for the sins of all mankind (John 3:16). He rose from the grave three days later, demonstrating His power over death, hell, and the grave (Mark 16:6). He ascended to the Father where He prays for us (Hebrews 7:25, 1 Timothy 2:5). He is preparing an eternal place for us (John 14:1-4) and He will come again for us (1 Thessalonians 4:11).
Holy Spirit is co-equal with the Father and the Son of God. He is present in the world to make men aware of their need for Jesus Christ. He provides Christians with power for living, understanding of spiritual truth, and guidance in doing what is right. He gives every believer spiritual gifts when they are saved. As Christians we seek to live under His control daily (Acts 1:8, 1 Corinthians 3:17, John 16:7-13, John 14:16-17, Ephesians 1:13, Ephesians 5:18)
The Bible is God's perfect Word. It is in the inspired and the only infallible, authoritative and complete Word of God (2 Timothy 3:16)
Role of the Church:
Jesus launched the church to create true community and reach the world with the gospel. We are all designed to be in true community with other members of the church (Ephesians 1:20-23, Hebrews 10:25, Provers 27:17)
The supreme evidence of Christian discipleship is not that we keep all the rules, but rather than we have love for one another (John 13:35)
All mankind needs forgiveness from sin (Romans 3:23) in order to enjoy a full life now and to share eternity with God. This forgiveness is available through God's free offer of grace (Ephesians 2:8-10), through trusting what Jesus Christ has done for us on the Cross (Romans 10:9-10), and by the power of Holy Spirit (Ephesians 2:22). This relationship with God is essential to enjoy heaven and to avoid hell (John 5: 24, John 5:28-29, Philippians 2:9-10)
Salvation is God's free gift to us, but we must accept it. We can never make up for our sin by self-improvement or good works. Only by trusting in Jesus Christ as God's offer of forgiveness can anyone be saved from sin's penalty. When we turn from our self-ruled life and turn to Jesus in faith, we are saved. Eternal life begins the moment one receives Jesus Christ into his or her life by faith (John 3:16)
Baptism is symbolic of the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ. As a church, we baptize our children and dedicate them into the loving care of the entire church. For adults who have not been baptized, baptism is a way for us to publicly declare our new life in Christ. It is also a step of obedience based on God's commands and allows us to follow the example of Jesus, who submitted himself to baptism to "fulfill all righteousness."
Communion is a celebration of Jesus's resurrection. It is a means of grace for nourishing and strengthening disciples of Christ. We practice communion throughout the year. We welcome all who have a relationships with Jesus to join us for communion.