Affirmation of Faith from The Heidelberg Catechism

Leader:What does the resurrection of Christ profit us?ALL:We believe that by his resurrectionChrist has overcome deaththat we might become partakers of that righteousnesswhich he purchased for us by his death;that we are also by his power raised up to a new life;and that His resurrection is a sure pledge of our resurrection. (Adapted from The …

Responsive Reformation Day Affirmation of Faith

Leader: We affirm as the final authority for all truth and practice – SOLA SCRIPTURA.ALL: Scripture alone! Leader: We believe that salvation is found SOLUS CHRISTUS,ALL: in Christ alone! Leader: We believe that salvation is not deserved, but comes to us SOLA GRATIA,ALL: by grace alone! Leader: We believe that salvation is not earned, but …

Responsive Affirmation of Faith from 1 Peter 2

ALL: As we come to him,a living stone rejected by menbut in the sight of God chosen and precious,we like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood,to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. Leader: For it stands in Scripture: “Behold, I am laying in …

Responsive Reading from the Heidelberg Catechism

Leader: What do you believe concerning the holy universal church and the communion of the saints?ALL: We believe that the Son of Godthrough his Spirit and Word,out of the entire human race,from the beginning of the world to its end,gathers, protects, and preserves for himselfa community chosen for eternal lifeand united in true faith.And of …