What We Believe

"What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us." - A.W. Tozer

Core Beliefs

The following are core beliefs of Merrell United Methodist Church based on the foundational truths taught in the bible. All of our teaching and ministry is rooted in and flows out of these biblical doctrines.


There is one eternally existing God who is triune  in purpose as  Father, Son, and God the Holy Spirit. God as the holy One is the eternal love to the world.


We believe that salvation is located in and through Jesus Christ.


We believe that the Bible is the word of God.  Christian life and faith are subject to the primary authority of the Bible.   The  Bible as Scripture is interpreted through, reason, tradition, and experience. 

Justification  by  grace through faith

We believe that our of God's generosity of love all that lives are invited to share life with God. This sharing of life is the gift of grace that can be accepted by faith. 


We believe in personal holiness and social action.  We understand holiness as  shaping in us the fruit of the Spirit.  

The Church

The Church is to a display of God at work in the world.  All are welcomed to participate in the developing of faithful action in the world.

Company of all believers

Jesus Christ is returning one day to judge both the living and the dead and to usher in the fullness of God's kingdom on earth. 

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