Core Values/Beliefs
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Core Values/Beliefs

Sacraments

The United Methodist Church recognizes two sacraments in which Christ himself participated: baptism and the Lord's Supper.

Baptism

  • Baptism marks the beginning of our lifelong journey as disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • Through baptism, we are joined with the Triune God, the whole of Christ’s church, and our local congregation.
  • The water and the work of the Holy Spirit in baptism convey God’s saving grace, the forgiveness of our sins, and new life in Jesus Christ.
  • Persons of any age may be baptized—infants, children, youth, and adults.
  • United Methodists baptize in a variety of ways—immersion, pouring, or sprinkling.
  • A person receives the sacrament of baptism only once in his or her life.

The Lord's Supper (also called Holy Communion, Eucharist)

  • The Lord’s Supper is another name for the Eucharist, the sacrifice of praise and thanksgiving the church offers to God for all God has done, is doing, and will do to save us and renew all things in Christ.
  • Through offering ourselves in praise and thanksgiving, and through receiving the bread and cup—which the Spirit makes for us the body and blood of Christ—celebrating the Lord’s Supper together nourishes and sustains us in our journey as disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • As we pray together and receive the body and blood of Christ together, we are united with Christ, with one another, and in ministry to all the world.
  • All who love Christ, earnestly repent of their sin and seek to live in peace with one another are invited to join us in offering our prayer of thanksgiving and receive the body and blood of Christ—regardless of age or church membership.
  • Congregations serve the elements of the Lord’s Supper several ways, but always include both bread and cup.
  • The Lord's Supper is to be celebrated and received regularly—John Wesley said, “as often as [one] can.”

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Sunday Worship 8:30 AM & 10:45 AM

Sunday School 9:30 AM
Fellowship 10:15-10:45 AM

 

205 North Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon, OH 43050
740-393-2576 

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Prayer

We give thanks unto You, O God, because we can approach Your throne, at any time, with freedom and confidence! Father, we thank you that we are Your workmanship and our identity is found in You. We are grateful that we were chosen before the foundation of the world, that you adopted us, that you love us, and that we belong to You. When we are tempted to worry about what others think or we are afraid of how others see us, God remind us that You have not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and a sound mind. We are no longer condemned; we are forgiven. We are delivered. We are healed. We are set free. We are overcomers by the Blood of the Lamb! We are Your sons and Your daughters. Hallelujah! We are victorious. In Jesus' name, Amen.   (By T.Morrison)