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Upcoming Events
JUL

23

SUN
Spanish Worship Service
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Sunday School
9:45 AM to 10:35 AM
Sunday School for all ages.
Adult Classes available in English
Clase para Adultos en Espanol
Sunday Worship
10:45 AM to 12:00 PM
Bilingual Service
Servicio Bilingue
JUL

24

MON
Counseling Service
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Call office for more information
JUL

26

WED
Prayer Group
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Bible Study
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
For all ages - Children, youth, and adults. Bilingue si se necesita.
JUL

27

THU
Thursday Noon Bible Study
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
This one hour long Bible study is for Adults who wish to learn more about the Lord and about themselves.
Bible Search
Our Beliefs

At El Mesias we believe:

  • God deserves passionate and heart felt worship
  • God's Word is truth
  • Jesus Christ saves the sinner
  • In God's glorious grace, the means of grace
  • Making disciples of Jesus Christ is our mission
  • Service in community, service to God
  • The Holy Spirit is present in our worship and active in our lives 
  • We should love God deeply and love one another

Our Doctrinal Heritage

United Methodists profess the historic Christian faith in God, incarnate in Jesus Christ for our salvation and ever at work in human history in the Holy Spirit. Living in a covenant of grace under the Lordship of Jesus Christ, we participate in the first fruits of God's coming reign and pray in hope for its full realization on earth as in heaven.

Our heritage in doctrine and our present theological task focus upon a renewed grasp of the sovereignty of God and of God's love in Christ amid the continuing crises of human existence.

Our forebears in the faith reaffirmed the ancient Christian message as found in the apostolic witness even as they applied it anew in their own circumstances.

Their preaching and teaching were grounded in Scripture, informed by Christian tradition, enlivened in experience, and tested by reason.

Our Doctrinal History

The pioneers in the traditions that flowed together into The United Methodist Church understood themselves as standing in the central stream of Christian spirituality and doctrine, loyal heirs of the authentic Christian tradition. In John Wesley's words, theirs was "the old religion, the religion of the Bible, the religion . . .of the whole church in the purest ages." Their gospel was grounded in the biblical message of God's self-giving love revealed in Jesus Christ.

Wesley's portrayal of the spiritual pilgrimage in terms of "the scripture way of salvation" provided their model for experiential Christianity. They assumed and insisted upon the integrity of basic Christian truth and emphasized its practical application in the lives of believers.

This perspective is apparent in the Wesleyan understanding of "catholic spirit." While it is true that United Methodists are fixed upon certain religious affirmations, grounded in the gospel and confirmed in their experience, they also recognize the right of Christians to disagree on matters such as forms of worship, structures of church government, modes of Baptism, or theological explorations. They believe such differences do not break the bond of fellowship that ties Christians together in Jesus Christ. Wesley's familiar dictum was, "As to all opinions which do not strike at the root of Christianity, we think and let think."

Doctrinal Standards and General Rules

From The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church - 2004. Copyright 2004 by The United Methodist Publishing House. Used by permission.

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