We Believe

  • We believe in one God who has many names and faces.
  • We believe that God is love and reject any theology rooted in fear.
  • We believe in Jesus who is the incarnation of God’s love and whom we follow as our teacher, guide and example.
  • We affirm the teachings of the Bible as the foundation of our faith.
  • We take the Bible seriously, but not literally.
  • We believe the Bible should never be used to support any type of harm.
  • We believe that God continues to speak through many people and many faith traditions.
  • We believe that God stands with all people and especially with the oppressed, broken, poor and hurting.
  • We believe that all people are of sacred worth.  Period.
  • We hold as a core method of theological interpretation the analysis of Scripture through tradition, reason and experience.
  • We honor each individual’s understanding of, and experience of God as unique.
  • We believe in using inclusive language for God.
  • We understand God’s grace to be unbounded and so believe in universal salvation.