Groups & Committees
are Christians whose roots trace to the earliest days of the United
States, to the Protestant Reformation in Europe, and to the Apostolic
Church in Jerusalem.
We believe in the creative power of God witnessed to in the Old and New
Testaments of the Bible, in the saving power of God's Son, Jesus
Christ, and in God's continuing presence and work in the world through
the power of the Holy Spirit.
Historically, Presbyterian beliefs are grounded in Calvinist, or
Reformed theology.Theology is essentially how we think about God and
how God works in the
world. Some hallmarks of Presbyterian theology are:
sovereignty. We affirm the majesty, holiness and
providence of God who
created, sustains, rules and is at work to redeem the world in perfect
freedom and love.
human tendency to sin. People
are by nature
bound to choose and settle for less than abundant life for
which God created us. Through his death and resurrection, Jesus Christ
has made it possible for us to be reconciled to God, to be at peace
with one and another and with ourselves, and to experience life in all
election. God chooses people in every generation
and from every nation, race, age and demographic group for salvation
call to covenant life. God
is unwavering in
faithfulness to those he calls to be his own, and calls his own to live
in obedience and faithfulness to him.
stewardship as a way of life. This world and
that is in it comes from and belongs to the God who created it and us.
In our earthly lives, we are called to be faithful
conservators, or stewards, of all that God has entrusted to us.
A faithful stewardship is expressed in a way of living that
shuns ostenation and excess, and that sees a proper use of gifts of
highest purpose in life is to
glorify God and enjoy him forever. This is the way of true joy in our
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more about the Presbyterian Church and its beliefs.