It is the purpose of this Church to develop in individuals a consciousness of their relations and duties to God and all people; to maintain the worship of God and to proclaim the Gospel of Christ, to enlist others as His disciples, to instruct them in His way of life, to inspire them with a love of truth, a passion for righteousness, an enthusiasm for Christian service and the development of a sense of stewardship with respect to time, talent and treasure.
The Words of Witness
(Our Statement of Faith)
We believe in God the Father infinite in wisdom, goodness and love; and in Jesus Christ, His Son, our Lord and Savior, Who for us and our salvation lived and died and rose again and lives evermore; and in the Holy Spirit, Who takes the things of Christ and reveals them to us, renewing, comforting, and inspiring our souls. We are united in striving to know the will of God as taught in the Holy Scriptures and in our purpose to walk in the ways of the Lord, made known or to be made known to us. We hold it to be the mission of the Church of Christ to proclaim the gospel to all mankind, exalting the worship of the one true God, and laboring for the progress of knowledge, the promotion of justice, the reign of peace, and the realization of human brotherhood. Depending as did our fathers, upon the continued guidance of the Holy Spirit to lead us into all truth, we work and pray for the transformation of the world into the Kingdom of God, and we look with faith for the triumph of righteousness and the life everlasting. Amen.
The government of this Church is vested in the members who compose it. It is an independent ecclesiastical body In matters of doctrine, order and discipline, amenable to no other organization and possessing under Christ, its Head, full power of self-government. Affiliation or association with or membership in any religious, ecclesiastical or denominational organization whose policy, constitution, or by-laws make this Church answerable or accountable to it, or in any way diminishes the inherent autonomy of this Church shall be, by vote of this Church.