"Pursuing God For The Benefit Of Others
Being The Church Wherever We Do Life"
Core Values of New Hope Christian Church
Because God is the Ruler and Creator of ALL things... we recognize Him as the source of the Absolute Truth.
Because God's Word is true for ALL people, in ALL places, at ALL times... we must be God-led in all that we do through prayer and daily life application of His Word.
Because God's Love is for ALL people, in ALL places, at ALL times... We Love ALL people at every stage of life.
Because God established the family as the basic foundation for society... we nurture Christ-centered families.
Because God calls us to be followers of Jesus Christ... we will mature in our spiritual life through worship, fellowship, discipleship, ministry and evangelism.
Core Beliefs of New Hope Christian Church
-in one God, who is the creator of all things
-that God possesses three distinct personalities (Father, Son and Holy Spirit), but He is still one person in His nature and His being
-man is the ultimate crown of God's creation, blessed with the will to freely make choices, but also with the responsibility of accepting the consequences of those choices.
-every human being has an intrinsic worth as a creation of God, but that all of us have chosen to defy God's will at many times and in many ways, driving a wedge between us a God, and requiring some means for us to be reconciled with Him.
-the Bible is God's communication to man, and our source book for finding how we can be reconciled to Him, how we can enjoy eternal life with Him, and how we can live a complete life in Him while still on earth.
-Jesus Christ is God's Son, and the only means of salvation for those who desire to be reconciled with God.
-forgiveness of our sins and the promises of spending eternity with God and living abundantly on earth, are available to all who believe and trust in Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord.
-that evidence of one's commitment to Christ can be seen when they repent of their sins, confess their faith in Him before others and are baptized into Christ.
-the church is the visible body of Christ on earth, empowered by the Holy Spirit to evangelize those who are lost and mature those who are saved.
-Jesus Christ is returning to earth and he will forever reign as King of all kings and Lord of all lords.
NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN CHURCH CHURCH LEADERSHIP STATEMENT
The purpose of New Hope Christian Church is make disciples for Jesus Christ.
Our congregational vision is to be a committed, Christ-centered, growing church, actively bringing new hope to others.
The mission of New Hope Christian Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ with an emphasis on building Christ-centered homes.
Jesus Christ is the head of New Hope Christian Church. His Word, the Bible, is the only rule of faith and
practice. Oversight of New Hope Christian Church is entrusted to elders who are members of New Hope
Christian Church and are appropriately affirmed by the congregation.
The elders will provide leadership and oversight with regard to all matters affecting the welfare of New Hope Christian Church. The elders will identify necessary areas of ministry to be carried on by the congregation in order to accomplish its purpose, vision and mission.
Members of New Hope Christian Church are those officially affiliating and participating in congregational life who meet the following requirements:
-Public confession that Jesus is the Christ, the son of God, and the acceptance of Him as Personal Savior.
-Personal commitment to live according to the will of God as expressed in the Bible.
-Baptism by immersion of the physical body in water.
Regular attendance at public worship and other gatherings of the congregation.
Support of the church’s purpose, vision and mission through devoted prayer, a positive attitude, and faithful stewardship of God given spiritual talents, physical resources, and material possessions.