What We Believe

What we believe:

Our Core Belief: Grace changes everything.

Our Mission: “To know the living God and make Him Known.”

Our Vision: “That the earth would be filled with the knowledge of God.”

The Bible teaches that all the benefits which God provides to us, including salvation, as being made possible as a gift of his grace – rather than as a result of any goodness in us or as a reward for doing anything to earn them. We believe that at the heart of this gospel is the grace of God, shown most clearly through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. To acknowledge the goodness of God and the value of his gifts to us, we have chosen to adopt the phrase, “Grace changes everything.” We trust you might see that God’s grace is our motivation, method, and means for all we do and seek to accomplish at Three Rivers. This idea is most certainly expressed in Titus 2:11-14: "For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works." We are continually learning how grace changes everything in our individual lives, and in our communal life.

The following is a brief overview of how grace impacts our fellowship together:

  • Grace changes how we WORSHIP: seeking to be Christ-centered and engaging.
  • Grace changes how we CARE: seeking to serve one another as a loving and authentic congregation that welcomes all who come.
  • Grace changes how we CONNECT: seeking to integrate every person into the community and the mission of our church.
  • Grace changes how we ENGAGE: seeking to reach and transform our local community and the world with the hope of the gospel.