Mission Statement & Faith

First Church recognizes Jesus Christ as the head of the Church and as Savior and Lord. We are an independent, non-denominational congregation.

We are

A Community of Faith who engage Biblical truth
To provide an environment
Where people mature as disciples of Christ.

 

To accomplish our mission First Church will:

Encounter our Creator.
Embrace Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior to become His disciples.
Empower lives through God’s living Word, the Bible.
Engage with the Holy Spirit to provide guidance and direction.
Encourage others to know Christ and strengthen their relationship with God.
Enrich the body of Christ by going forth and supporting fellow disciples.

 

The Pillars of First Church’s Faith

 

God is our Father-Creator

Genesis 1:1 – In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
Deuteronomy 30:19 – I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life…
Ecclesiastes 3:11 – He has set eternity in the hearts of men…

God is our Savior-Jesus Christ

Matthew 1:23 – The virgin will be with child, give birth to a son and they will call him Immanuel -which means “God with us”
John 3:16 – For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever
believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
Matthew 27:35 – When they had crucified Him…
Matthew 28:5-6: – The angel said…you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said…
Titus 2:13 – while we wait for the blessed hope – the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ

God is our Sustainer-Holy Spirit

John 14:16-17 – And I (Jesus speaking) will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever – The Spirit of Truth
Acts:2:4 – All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit…
Matthew 28:19 – Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

The Bible –God’s written word

Hebrews 4:12 – For the word of God is living and active…
2 Timothy 3:16 – All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching…
Revelation 22:19 – And if anyone takes words away from this book…