St. Paul’s Core Beliefs are the principles, symbols and faith stories to which we spontaneously and habitually return to for strength in times of confusion or stress.  These are profound beliefs that are so precious to us that no external pressure will force us to compromise them. 

        • God is in control  - Romans 8:28

        • God forgives sins because of the sacrifice of Jesus Christ – Colossians 1:14

        • God loves all people and desires for all people to be in relationship with Him – 2 Corinthians 5:18-120; 2 Peter 3:9

        • Jesus is Lord – Romans 14:9 

        • Jesus is our example of a life that pleases the Father. – Ephesians 4:20-24; I Peter 2:21-22

        • The Holy Spirit empowers us to live in obedience to God – Galatians 5:21-25

        • The Bible is God’s Word and is THE final authority for all life – 2 Timothy 3:16

        • God hears and answers prayer  - I John 5:14-15

        • We are children of God – Romans 8:16-17


St. Paul’s core values are the positive preferences and choices we make, both deliberately and spontaneously in daily life. These are the values we strive to model in our lifestyles and behavior. 

Prayer: Daily conversations with God
I Thessalonians 5:17
Sharing the  Gospel: Sharing how His story changed our story
John 3:16; 4:29; Acts 1:8
Obedience: Following Jesus daily
John 14:15; John 15:5
Serving: Selflessly meeting needs
John 13:15; Galatians 5:13
Hospitality: Making people feel at home
Romans 12:13; I Peter 4:9