What do we believe about God and ourselves?

Our Beliefs

"In essentials unity, in non-essentials liberty, in all things charity"

- Augustine

We believe the church is best organized locally, led by the pastor, and directed by a team of elders (forming the Leadership Team).  At Calvary, some people work for pay (the Staff), and others, like you, help as volunteers.

The leadership team is responsible for the spiritual well-being of the church and oversight of the financials.  The staff oversees the day-to-day activities, facilities, and ministries.  The volunteers are the hands and feet of getting things accomplished.  

We are a nondenominational church. Meaning, we have no external human authority overseeing us.  Although we are not affiliated with the Calvary Chapel Association of churches we are very similar.   We have expositional, verse-by-verse preaching, and our worship style is modern and culturally relevant.

We affirm... the Apostles', Nicene, and Athanasian Creeds as well as the historic truths reestablished in the Protestant Reformation:

  • Sola Gratia (Grace Alone)
  • Sola Fide (Faith Alone)
  • Solus Christus (Christ Alone)
  • Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone)
  • Soli Deo Gloria (Glory Of God Alone)

We are saved by grace alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone, as revealed in Scripture alone, to the glory of God alone.

We believe...that the Bible is the verbally inspired Word of God and without mistakes, as originally written. It is the complete revelation of His will for salvation and the only unfailing rule of faith and practice for the Christian life.

We one God, Creator of all things, eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and that these three are co-eternal and of equal dignity and power.

We the deity of Jesus Christ; His miraculous conception by the Holy Spirit; His virgin birth; His sinless life; His substitutionary death on the cross; His bodily resurrection; His ascension to the right hand of the Father; and His personal, imminent return.

We the present ministry of the Holy Spirit indwelling all believers and thus enabling and empowering the life and ministry of the believer.

We believe...that man was created by and for God; that by man's disobeying God, every person incurred spiritual death, which is separation from God, and physical death as a consequence; and that all people are sinners by nature and practice. No one is good, no not one. God created man, male and female, after His image.

We believe...that Christ died for our sins and that all who believe in Him are declared righteous because of His sacrificial death and are, therefore, in the right relationship with God

We the bodily resurrection of everyone who has lived, the everlasting life with God for those in a right relationship with Him, and the everlasting punishment of those who have rejected God's forgiveness in His Son.

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