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Beliefs

what we believe

Our Beliefs

No statement of faith?

At Connect, we are a humble and simple community of people that explore Jesus and the teachings of the Bible while affirming that the Creator speaks in ways we don't fully understand.


Instead of a complicated statement of faith, we've chosen to affirm an ancient document known as the Nicene Creed as our foundation. It holds the basics of the Christian faith while providing room for differences in understanding.





The Nicene Creed

We believe in one God,

     the Father almighty,

     maker of heaven and earth,

     of all things visible and invisible.


And in one Lord Jesus Christ,

     the only Son of God,

     begotten from the Father before all ages,

          God from God,

          Light from Light,

          true God from true God,

     begotten, not made;

     of the same essence as the Father.

     Through him all things were made.

     For us and for our salvation

          he came down from heaven;

          he became incarnate by the Holy Spirit and the virgin Mary,

          and was made human.

          He was crucified for us under Pontius Pilate;

          he suffered and was buried.

          The third day he rose again, according to the Scriptures.

          He ascended to heaven

          and is seated at the right hand of the Father.

          He will come again with glory

          to judge the living and the dead.

          His kingdom will never end.


And we believe in the Holy Spirit,

     the Lord, the giver of life.

     He proceeds from the Father and the Son,

     and with the Father and the Son is worshiped and glorified.

     He spoke through the prophets.

     We believe in one holy catholic* and apostolic church.

     We affirm one baptism for the forgiveness of sins.

     We look forward to the resurrection of the dead,

     and to life in the world to come. Amen.


*that is, the Church of all times and all places - not a singular church or group of people


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