What We Believe.
 

History – the Methodist movement began in the 18th century in England, led by John & Charles Wesley.  Followers focused much of their ministry on the poor and disenfranchised, bringing a message of hope to common people during difficult economic and political conditions.

Beliefs

  • The mission of The United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
  • Christian Life is an ongoing, dynamic pilgrimage of holy living, moving toward becoming perfect in love.
  • We place extreme importance of grace, defined as the undeserved, unmerited, and loving action of God in human existence through the Holy Spirit.
  • The foundational document of the church is the Holy Bible.
  • The Book of Discipline is the guiding statements of belief, position on social issues, church law, and more.
  • We use the Wesleyan Quadrilateral to guide our thinking, which places emphasis on Scripture, Reason, Experience, and Tradition.
  • We celebrate two holy Sacraments: Baptism and Holy Communion.
  • We believe that we are to be connectional throughout the world.
 
 
Vision
 
Knowing Jesus and making Jesus known.
 
 
Mission
 
The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by proclaiming the good news of God’s grace and by exemplifying Jesus’ command to love God and neighbor, thus seeking the fulfillment of God’s reign and realm in the world.