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Our Beliefs

  • We believe the Bible is the inspired Word of God and our rule for faith and life. (2 Timothy 3:16)
  • We are committed to the creeds and confessions of the Christian Reformed Church and organized for ministry according to the principles and regulations of its church order. (2 Timothy 3:16, 2 Peter 1:21)
  • We believe that there is one true, holy God, who exists in three persons—Father, Son and Holy Spirit—known as the Trinity. Each person of the Trinity is equal in power and authority. God the Father is the creator of the universe. (Matthew 3:16-17; John 16:23-27; Galatians 4:4-6; Ephesians 1:3, 17-23)
  • We believe that the central purpose of God’s choice to reveal himself to us in the Bible is to invite all people into a relationship with himself. We are separated from a full relationship with God by our sin and are unable to do anything ourselves to bridge the gap. Through Jesus Christ, God took the step to cancel our sin. This salvation is received by faith alone. (Romans 3:23, 5:12-21, 6:23; Ephesians 2:8-9; John 1:12, 3:3-7)
  • We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, who through a virgin birth, became fully human while also remaining fully God. He lived a perfect life of obedience to the Father—a life we are unable to live. Jesus voluntarily gave his life to take our place, paying the price for all our sin. (Matthew 1:18-23; Luke 24:1-8; 2 Corinthians 5:19-21; Hebrews 4:14-16, 7:24-25; Revelations 19-21)
  • We believe that once we understand how much we matter to God and how much he loves us, our lives will become a response of gratitude. God blesses believers with the Holy Spirit who enters and fills our hearts and lives. The Holy Spirit deepens our awareness of our need for God as our eyes open to the awfulness of sin in our lives. God’s Spirit is also the source of assurance, strength, wisdom, and spiritual gifts. (John 14:15-17, 16:5-15, 25-26; Acts 5:3-4; 1 Corinthians 12:4-13)
  • We believe that the church is where all who seek Christ are joined together to know more about him. All people who acknowledge Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord belong to the one true church. These people meet together to devote themselves to worship, discipleship, outreach and service. (Hebrews 10:24-25, 13:17; Acts 1:8, 2:42-47; Matthew 28:18-20; Colossians 1:18)