Our Beliefs

First United Methodist Church teaches that our God:

  • Created and is sustaining all things
  • God’s truth is revealed to us in the Bible
  • Entered human history in Jesus of Nazareth, the crucified and risen Savior, that we might know we are loved and empowered by God’s grace alone
  • Provided a foundation for ministry in the historical witness of the Christian Church, especially in the ecumenical creeds
  • Works through His people to do redeeming work by the power of the Holy Spirit
  • Changes lives through the gospel of Jesus Christ, calling Christians to live lives of:
    • Continuous renewal in heart and mind
    • Faithful and fervent worship both privately and corporately
    • Welcome and witness to all no matter where they are on life’s journey of faith
    • Practicing compassion and justice as signs of Christ’s presence in the world
For more information about United Methodist beliefs and the United Methodist Church go to www.umc.org