The Nicene Creed

Every week in our Sunday morning worship services, we as a congregation recite the Nicene Creed, a statement of the orthodox faith of the early Christian church that captures the essentials of what we believe. The Creed was written at two universal Church councils: the first council of Nicea in AD 325 and the first council of Constantinople in AD 381.

We believe in one God,

    the Father, the Almighty,

    maker of heaven and earth,

    of all that is, visible and invisible.

We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ,

    the only Son of God,

    eternally begotten of the Father,

    God from God, Light from Light,

    true God from true God,

    begotten, not made,

    of one Being with the Father;

    through him all things were made.

    For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven,

    was incarnate from the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary,

    and was made man.

    For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate;

    he suffered death and was buried.

    On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures;

    he ascended into heaven

    and is seated at the right hand of the Father.

    He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead,

    and his kingdom will have no end.

We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life,

    who proceeds from the Father and the Son,

    who with the Father and the Son is worshiped and glorified, 

    who has spoken through the prophets.

    We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church.

    We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins.

    We look for the resurrection of the dead,

    and the life of the world to come. Amen.

The Catechism

The content of our faith is outlined in our Catechism. You can buy a copy of To Be A Christian from Amazon. You can also download the entire book as a PDF or Word Doc

Anglican Essentials

To learn more about the Anglican Church, read this description from The Anglican Church in North America (ACNA).

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