The underlying energy of the United Methodist faith heritage stems from an emphasis upon practical divinity, the implementation of genuine Christianity in the lives of believers. United Methodists are not a people of a creed, but of personal experience. The tasks of United Methodists are to summon people to experience the grace of God and to encourage people to grow in the knowledge and love of God through the personal and corporate disciplines of the Christian life.
The thrust of John Wesley and the Methodist movement was “to reform the nation, particularly the Church, and to spread scriptural holiness over the land.” Although Wesley shared with many other Christians a belief in grace, he combined grace in a powerful manner to an emphasis for living the full Christian life.
It is out of this understanding of grace that we have adopted the following motto:
Christ Centered – People Focused – Spirit Led