Rules of Belief

The Church and its members subscribe to the following Rules of Belief a:


  • A personal testimony of your salvation in Christ (Acts 4:12; Rom.10:9).
  • Your acknowledgment of and obedience to the order and officers of the Church; i.e., Apostles, Prophets, Evangelists, Pastors, Teachers, Elders, Deacons and Deaconesses (Heb.13:7; Eph.4:11; 1 Cor.12:28).
  • Your presence in the meetings of the Church and abiding in full communion, that is, not to absent yourself more than three consecutive times from Communion without sufficient reasons given for your absence (Heb.10:25).
  • Your conformity with the Fundamental Doctrines of the Church as well as with the two Ordinances, namely Baptism by Immersion and the Lord’s Supper (1 John 1:9; Rom.6:17; 6:4; Luke 22:19; 1 Cor.11:24).
  • That you contribute towards the support of the cause, as taught to us in the Word of God (Gen.14:20; 28:22; Lev.27:30; 1 Chron.29:14; 1 Cor.16:2; Matt.23:23; Heb. 7:6-17).
  • That you keep the counsel of the Church within the Church (Matt.7:6).
  • That you pray for and help every member, remembering that we are joint members in the Body of Christ (Heb.10:24; 1 Cor. 12:25-26; 1 Tim. 2:1; Gal. 6:2).
  • That you endeavour to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace (Eph. 4:3).