BELIEFS

> Salvation through repentance and confession of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior

> We serve One God that is a triune being; God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit

> We believe the Bible to be the inspired and infallible Word of God

> We believe Jesus Christ was born of the Virgin Mary and is the only begotten Son of the Father

> We believe Jesus lived a sinless life, was crucified, buried, rose from the dead and ascended to Heaven

> We believe we are justified (declared righteous by the blood of Jesus) when we repent of our sins and believe in Jesus Christ

> We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit, speaking in other tongues, and the operation of the nine gifts of the Spirit

> We believe in the freedom of worship with all forms of expression being done in decency and in order, not drawing attention to ones self

> We believe in water baptism by immersion in water in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

> We believe every blessing we receive from God comes through the merits of the Atonement (Jesus' complete sacrifice for us on the cross)

> We believe in the Rapture and second coming of Christ

> We believe those who die outside of Christ will be sent to an eternial Hell, but those who die "in Christ" will share in His glory in Heaven forever

> We believe in the sacredness of marriage between one man and one woman