Evangelical: We believe Jesus is the only way to the Father. We believe the Bible is the inerrant and authoritative word of God. We believe people ought to have a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. We believe Christians are called to take the good news of forgiveness to the world.
Catholic: We believe Christianity is a team sport. We believe loving one another in context of community is essential to the Christian life. We believe we should regularly gather together to eat, play, worship, study, and participate in the sacraments.
Activists: We believe it is not about us. We believe God has been kind to us so that we can be kind to the community. We believe God uses means to accomplish his will. We believe our time, money, and talents should be focused outward rather than back on ourselves.
Contemplative: We believe God loves us as we are. We believe Christians can rest in God’s love and forgiveness and enjoy being in His presence. We believe our community will be most happy when God is most treasured in our hearts. We believe in prayer.
Charismatic: We believe God the Holy Spirit is at work bringing glory to himself through us. We believe God uses signs and wonders to demonstrate the reality of the gospel. We believe God the Holy Spirit is manifest in our body – individually and corporately—enabling us to hear His voice and be surrounded by His tangible presence.
Sacramental: We believe communion and baptism are more than symbols. They are a means of grace and a way God is present among his people through faith. They are mysteries and precious gifts to the church.
Conservative: We believe in orthodox Christianity as expressed in the Apostle’s Creed, the Nicene Creed, and the Athanasian Creed. We believe in the value of the enduring wisdom and tradition that has been refined and passed down faithfully by generation after generation of Christian scholars and saints.
Liberal: We believe in the diversity of the universal church. As a military chapel our congregations are multi-denominational, and our church family is richly diverse. As such, we believe there are essentials to Christianity (creeds); we also believe Christians can disagree on non-essential doctrines and remain in fellowship.
House-Church: We believe the clearest metaphor for church in scripture is family. No matter what happens, families love one another – they are there for each other. Perhaps the most common yet special thing families do together is eat. Therefore, we share a meal with our spiritual family every Sunday Night. It’s a critical part of our meeting.
Missional: We believe the church is God’s plan to make disciples of all nations. Our ultimate aim is to see people from every tribe, language, ethnicity, and nation standing before God in exuberant worship at the end of the age. We hope to play a small but real part in bringing God this glory.