Community

We believe that humanity is created for community. God is a community, a Trinity, a plurality of oneness. And we are created in that image. Jesus modeled this community with His disciples, as He lived and as He sent them out and taught them to live. We wish to return to the community like that of the early church in Acts 2:42-47 and Acts 4:32-35. We believe that in this type of community, reconciliation happens. God is establishing a new community, a new Kingdom.

Love

We recognise the mystery of love. Ultimately, our mission is to love - to love God and to love people. This is the greatest commandment, embodying God’s law. All sin stems from not loving God or not loving people. Loving God and loving people are intricately connected and utterly inseparable. We also acknowledge that pure love is God. The greatest act of love is introducing someone to Love, in the person of Jesus.

Mission

We affirm the importance of calling all persons to personal faith and faithful discipleship in following Jesus Christ. We recognise that this is done both with words and without them.

Justice

We acknowledge with sorrow the brokenness of the world at personal, national, and international levels, and we seek justice, reconciliation and transformation in all arenas of life.  Justice is needed to bring hope, wisdom, and grace. 

Need

We believe that there is enough. We believe that the Kingdom of God is free of poverty and oppression. We echo and attempt to live out Christ’s prayer that the “Kingdom come and will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” We believe that begins now, with Jesus’ followers, and continues throughout eternity.

Humanity

We believe that people are created in the image of God. We believe people are created to love and to be loved. We also believe that humanity is fallen, and Jesus died and rose in order to save humanity. Humans are incapable of holiness and perfect love without the sacrifice of Jesus.

Scripture

We submit ourselves to carrying out the mission God has called us to and seek to apply biblical principles to all facets of human aspiration and action. 

The Church

We affirm that the Church is a unit with many parts and expressions all forming one body (1 Cor. 12:12). The Church is the body of the followers of Jesus, inclusive of persons of all cultures. We value and unite with local congregations in establishing the Kingdom of God and carrying out the work of Jesus.

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