Jesus Christ is at the center of everything. We believe that Jesus is the only one who can reconcile us to God. He lived a sinless and exemplary life, died on the cross in our place, and rose again to prove His victory and empower us for life. We believe that Jesus Christ is coming back again as He promised.
We believe in one eternal God who is the Creator of all things. He exists in three Persons: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. He is totally loving and completely holy.
We believe that the Bible is God’s Word. It is accurate, authoritative, and applicable to our everyday lives.
We believe that sin has separated each of us from God and His purpose for our lives.
We believe that in order to receive forgiveness and a fresh start with God, we must repent of our sins, believe in Jesus, and commit to His will for our lives.
We believe in the power and significance of the Church and the necessity of believers to meet regularly together for worship, personal growth, fellowship, and service.
We believe you are a person of value, created in the image of God, with a special place in your heart for a satisfying relationship with Him. God loves you with an unconditional love so great and so profound that it cannot be measured. His love for you is perfect and therefore can never be increased or improved. He has demonstrated His love for you by sending His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ, into the world for you. Jesus the Son wants to bring God's love into your everyday, every breath life.
more about our beliefs
As Anglicans we value the Bible first and foremost. Our full statement of faith is found in a document entitled the "39 Articles of Religion" and in the Anglican Jerusalem Declaration.
In short we believe:
We believe that the Bible is God’s Word. It is His message to every individual.
We believe salvation is found only in Jesus Christ. The Bible teaches us that we all have sinned and need God’s forgiveness. God's forgiveness is found in the work of His Son on the cross and through His resurrection. Those who repent of their sins and accept Jesus Christ as their savior become born again receiving a new life by the work of the Holy Spirit. Jesus said, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." (John 14:6)
We believe that God cares about every one of our problems and that through Christ’s sacrifice and in answer to our believing prayer He may provide spiritual, emotional, and physical answers to whatever we face. God the Holy Spirit brings empowerment to our lives granting the strength to carry on.
We believe that it is God’s plan for every Christian to experience the workings and gifts of the Holy Spirit.
We believe that Jesus is literally coming again for those who trust and serve Him.
The ANGLICAN WAY
South Valley Anglican Church enjoys its place in historic Christianity through its part in the Anglican Diocese of the Living Word, a diocese within the Anglican Church of North America (A.C.N.A.). The ACNA, like the Church of England and others is a province within the worldwide Anglican Communion.
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