This is our statement of faith that is in our bulletin every week:
We at New Covenant join together to support one another and our neighbors in every way possible to show how God is present, listening, forgiving and loving.
Membership is open to all who feel called to our community. Typically our new members have already been baptized or opt to do baptism & membership at the same time.
Joining the Presbyterian Church is affirmation that you believe in God and affirm The Apostles Creed insomuch as you understand God. Presbyterians believe that learning is a lifelong process, and that one person can never completely know God by themselves. We gather as a community of faith to explore, doubt, wonder, pray and hang on to one another as we continue to strive to understand God and how open God’s Love truly is.
We are a priesthood of all believers, each–young and old, male and female and nonbinary, conservative and liberal, disabled and abled, neurodiverse and neurotypical–are called to do God’s work using our gifts in church and day to day life to preach the good news. We believe that God affirms every person wherever they are on the spectrum of human existence and open to every race, gender, age and sexuality. We affirm the membership, leadership and marriages of all of the above.
Presbyterians practice a representative form of government, giving votes to members, and trusting officers. We have ruling elders to make decisions on behalf of the church through consensus i.e. session, and a serving and hospitality mission through our deacons. We believe every individual is called to serve God, and people at New Covenant are fully called upon to use their gifts and their calling to show God’s love both in the church itself and in the neighborhood and the world.
We do this to build community and consensus, through the power of the Holy Spirit.
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