…believe in one God: Creator, Son, and Holy Spirit.
…believe that Jesus Christ is the way to God and God’s way to us.
…believe that a personal, heart-felt relationship with God through Jesus Christ is an essential part of faith.
…hold that faith in Jesus Christ must also be a community experience.
…believe the Church is called into existence by Jesus Christ to serve him and follow him.
…find guidance for doctrine and faith through the Bible.
…subscribe to the major creeds of the Church, including the Apostles’ and Nicene Creeds.
…share God’s love in word and deed with all people around the world.
…have a rich heritage of creativity in our music and worship.
…believe that discerning God’s will is a task to be shared among many leaders rather than vested in a single person or office. Thus, there is a conferential form of government that shares this responsibility.
…place great value on their ties with Christians of other denominations and people of other faiths throughout the world.