What We Believe

We Believe God is love and love is for everyone
We believe it is impossible to love each other without a sense of mutual (equal) worth and
respect for each other.
We Believe the scripture found in Romans 13:10 which read ”love worketh no ill to a neighbor:
therefore love is the fulfilling of the law”
We believe the scripture found in 1st John 4:20 which reads “it is impossible to love God, whom
we’ve never seen and hate our brothers and sisters who we see everyday”.
We believe God is neither male nor female, God is spirit and spirit has no gender.
We embrace a liberation theology for all, a theology that frees the oppressed therefore:
Not a male dominated hierarchy
Not oppressive to women
Not just European in scope
Must relate to people of color and their various cultures around the world.
Not oppressive to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Allows us to think and discern through human reason and experience.
Not oppressive to Native Americans or their spirituality nor any other oppressive use of
scripture.
We believe in the teachings of Jesus but we do not dismiss all other faiths and beliefs as wrong
or second to our way of believing.
We believe God is greater than any religion, denomination or school of thought
We believe God is spirit, alive and at work in the Moselm mosque, and the Jewish Synagogue,
the Christian Church, and the Tribal ritual. God is everywhere present.
We believe the Bible and all great spiritual writings or guides must be read taking into
consideration the times of the writings, the traditions practiced at the time and the fact that we
have the right to question and examine all interpretation.
We believe a person’s belief system:
Must be supportive of healthy self-acceptance;
Must support spiritual growth.
Must encourage physical, psychic, and mental health.
We Believe enlightenment and revelation are continuous and did not stop with the bible writers.
We believe in order to practice love we must be involved in the affairs of society, fight for social
justice and provide for all according to need;
Feeding the hungry
Clothing the naked
Providing education
Visiting the sick and shut-in
Visiting the imprisoned
Housing the homeless
Protecting and preserving human, animal, plant, and marine life.
Consoling the bereaved
Burying the dead and the many other ways that we might be of service to our human family.

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