PURPOSE STATEMENT:The purpose of Heidelberg Church is to glorify God by spreading the Good News of Salvation through Jesus Christ and striving daily to live according to His laws and guidelines provided in the Bible.
MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of Heidelberg Church is to share the Gospel through worship, daily living, community outreach and participation in worldwide missions.
WHO WE ARE:
A Church that is committed to the respect and dignity of all persons.
A Christian church carrying out the mission of the Lord.
A church that practices our own forms of organization, worship, education and mission.
A church where CHRIST is the the only acknowledged leader, and that His will is manifested through the Holy Spirit and teachings of the Holy Scriptures.
A church where no higher official manages local affairs.
A church that affirms the Trinitarian names and nature of God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
(Matt. 29:19, II Cor. 13:14)
A church that recognizes the sanctity of human life at every stage based on our creation in the image of God.
A church that affirms Biblical guidelines for human sexuality; chastity outside of marriage; lifelong fidelity and holiness in marriage.
(I Cor. 7:1-4, I Cor. 6:15-20, Rom. 1:26,27, Rom. 13:13,14)
A church that affirms that marriage is a holy union established by God, of one man and one woman in which both covenant, with God's help, to build a loving, life-giving, faithful relationship intended to last a lifetime.
(Gen. 2:24, Heb. 13:4)
A church that affirms that God has revealed Himself fully and decisively as attested in the Holy Scriptures that we believe is the inspired and authoritative Word of God. (John 1:1, Mark 12:31, II Tim. 3:15-17, Heb. 4:12)
A church that affirms that the Holy Scriptures serve as our guide of faith and life.
(II Tim. 3:15-17)