WE BELIEVE IN THE CHURCH–GOD'S REDEEMED PEOPLE
We believe in the Church of Jesus Christ, founded on the Day of Pentecost, consisting of all Christians everywhere, and organized into local assemblies, called churches. We believe the Bible teaches that every Christian should be an active member of a local church. We believe that the Elders of the church are the overseers of its affairs and the shepherds of its members; that they are the final interpretive authority of the Bible's meaning and application for the church; and that they are responsible for the oversight, instruction, edification, discipline, and restoration of church members.
We believe that the Bible instructs church members to: