311 Third Avenue NE, Hickory NC, 28601 (828) 322-6058

What We Believe

With Christians of other communions we confess belief in the triune God—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  This confession embraces the biblical witness to God’s activity in creation, encompasses God’s gracious self-involvement in the dramas of history, and anticipates the consummation of God’s reign. (¶102. 1 Book of Discipline)

We join Christians throughout time and the world in affirming our faith using the Apostles’ Creed:

I believe in God the Father Almighty,

maker of heaven and earth;

And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord:

who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,

born of the Virgin Mary,

suffered under Pontius Pilate,

was crucified, dead, and buried;

the third day he rose from the dead;

he ascended into heaven,

and sitteth at the right hand of God the Father Almighty;

from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,

the holy catholic church,

the communion of saints,

the forgiveness of sins,

the resurrection of the body,

and the life everlasting.  Amen.

We live out our faith through love and service to God and our neighbor.  Visit the pages under Grow and Serve to learn about the ways we live out our faith by growing closer to God and one another, and in service.

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Early Traditional Service: Sunday 8:30 a.m. - Sanctuary

Traditional Worship: Sunday 11:00 a.m. - Sanctuary

The Vine Contemporary Worship: Sunday 11:00 a.m. - Christian Life Center

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  • First Church
  • 311 Third Avenue NE
  • Hickory
  • NC, 28601
  • (828) 322-6058
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