WHO WE ARE
We’re Christ Centered
Our Alliance family celebrates Jesus—the image of the invisible God, the Lord of all Creation!
“For in Christ, all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, and in Christ you have been brought to fullness.” Colossians 2:9-10
Because of who He is and what He’s done, we are compelled to “go!” Humbled by the open invitation He extends to us—what we call the Great Commission—we join Him in His work to restore and reconcile lost and broken people to Himself.
Read our statement of faith for more on what we believe.
We are Family
We are part of Christ’s Church—His chosen means to fulfill His purposes on earth, restoring a lost and broken world until He returns to reclaim it. A member of the Alliance World Fellowship (AWF), the U.S. Alliance is one of a network of national churches that make up our global family.
“ …so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.” Romans 12:5
OUR PURPOSEThe essence of our calling is summed up in a single word: Love. In a world that has romanticized and sexualized love, the church has a beautiful opportunity to show the love of God Himself. Yet, each local church must ask, “Have we confused being ‘nice’ or ‘neighborly’ for being truly loving? Do the people of our community see us as a loving people? Are we dependent upon the Spirit to live His loving fruit through us?“
Matt. 22:34–40; Luke 6:27–36; John 13:34–35, 15:9–17; Rom. 5:5–8, 13:8–10; Gal. 5:6, 13–14, 22; Eph. 3:14–19
OUR BELIEFSWe believe that Jesus is the Christ, God incarnate. He came in human form to sacrifice Himself, once for all, that we might not perish but have eternal life. This is the bedrock of our belief—the spiritual DNA of The Alliance. Our family tree bears the fruit of the deeper life, Fourfold Gospel, and the “living out” of Alliance core values—all fueling our uncompromising call to “go” wherever and whenever God leads.
Statement of FaithThere is one God,
(1) who is infinitely perfect,(2) existing eternally in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.(3) ( Deuteronomy 6:4,  Matthew 5:48,  Matthew 28:19)
Jesus Christ is the true God
and the true man.(4) He was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary.(5) He died upon the cross, the Just for the unjust,(6) as a substitutionary sacrifice,(7) and all who believe in Him are justified on the ground of His shed blood.(8) He arose from the dead according to the Scriptures.(9) He is now at the right hand of Majesty on high as our great High Priest.(10) He will come again to establish His kingdom, righteousness and peace.(11) ( Philippians 2:6–11,  Luke 1:34–38,  I Peter 3:18,  Hebrews 2:9,  Romans 5:9,  Acts 2:23–24,  Hebrews 8:1,  Matthew 26:64)
The Holy Spirit is a divine person
(12) sent to dwell, guide, teach, empower the believer,(13) and convince the world of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment.(14) ( John 14:15–18,  John 16:13, Acts 1:8,  John 16:7–11)
The Old and New Testaments
inerrant as originally given, were verbally inspired by God and are a complete revelation of His will for the salvation of men. They constitute the divine and only rule of Christian faith and practice.(15) ( 2 Peter 1:20–21, 2 Timothy 3:15–16)
Man was originally created in the image and likeness of God:
(16) he fell through disobedience, incurring thereby both physical and spiritual death. All men are born with a sinful nature,(17) are separated from the life of God, and can be saved only through the atoning work of the Lord Jesus Christ.(18) The portion of the unrepentant and unbelieving is existence forever in conscious torment;(19) and that of the believer, in everlasting joy and bliss.(20) ( Genesis 1:27,  Romans 3:23,  1 Corinthians15:20–23,  Revelation 21:8,  Revelation 21:1–4)
Salvation has been provided through Jesus Christ for all men;
and those who repent and believe in Him are born again of the Holy Spirit, receive the gift of eternal life, and become the children of God.(21) ( Titus 3:4–7)
It is the will of God that each believer should be filled with the Holy Spirit
and be sanctified wholly,(22) being separated from sin and the world and fully dedicated to the will of God, thereby receiving power for holy living and effective service.(23) This is both a crisis and a progressive experience wrought in the life of the believer subsequent to conversion.24 ( 1 Thessalonians 5:23,  Acts 1:8,  Romans 6:1–14)
Provision is made in the redemptive work of the Lord Jesus Christ
for the healing of the mortal body.(25) Prayer for the sick and anointing with oil are taught in the Scriptures and are privileges for the Church in this present age.(26) ( Matthew 8:16–17,  James 5:13–16)
The Church consists of all those who believe on the Lord Jesus Christ,
are redeemed through His blood, and are born again of the Holy Spirit. Christ is the Head of the Body, the Church, (27) which has been commissioned by Him to go into all the world as a witness, preaching the gospel to all nations.(28) The local church is a body of believers in Christ who are joined together for the worship of God, for edification through the Word of God, for prayer, fellowship, the proclamation of the gospel, and observance of the ordinances of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper.(29) ( Ephesians 1:22–23,  Matthew 28:19–20,  Acts 2:41–47)
There shall be a bodily resurrection of the just and of the unjust;
for the former, a resurrection unto life;(30) for the latter, a resurrection unto judgment.(31) ( 1 Corinthians 15:20–23,  John 5:28–29)
The second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ is imminent
(32) and will be personal, visible, and premillennial.(33) This is the believer’s blessed hope and is a vital truth which is an incentive to holy living and faithful service.(34) ( Hebrews 10:37,  Luke 21:27,  Titus 2:11–14)
2018 Board of Elders:Rev. Scott Eichelberger, Senior Pastor
Barry Bacon, Vice-Chair
Rev. Kris Gerow, Board of Elders Secretary
Rev. Evan Jensen