What we Believe
At a very basic level, United Methodists are...
we are fully dependent upon God's redeeming and transforming grace.
every United Methodist congregation is connected to every other one.
we have to serve others in Jesus’ name and proclaim the gospel through word and deed.
our faith needs to make a difference in the way we live each day.
United Methodists share a common heritage with all Christians. According to our foundational statement of beliefs in The Book of Discipline, we share the following basic affirmations in common with all Christian communities:
God, who is one, is revealed in three distinct persons. Read More
We believe in the mystery of salvation through Jesus Christ. God became human in Jesus of Nazareth; and his life, death and resurrection demonstrates God's redeeming love. Read More
The Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit is God's present activity in our midst. When we sense God's leading, God's challenge, or God's support or comfort, it's the Holy Spirit at work. Read More
Genesis 1:27 asserts that we've been made in the image of the Creator. Like God we have the capacity to love and care, to communicate, and to create. Read More
The church is the body of Christ, an extension of Christ’s life and ministry in the world today. Read More
We believe that the Bible is God’s Word and is the primary authority for our faith and practice. Read More
The kingdom or reign of God is both a present reality and future hope. Read More
With many other Protestants, we recognize the two sacraments in which Christ himself participated: Baptism and the Lord's Supper. Read More