What We Believe 2017-09-28T19:18:36+00:00

What We Believe

Calvary Chapel St. Helena has been formed as a fellowship of believers in the Lordship of Jesus Christ.

Jesus Christ is the foundation and cornerstone of the church. He is God and man at the same time, the Savior of the world and the Lord of all. He came to restore man’s broken relationship with God. His finished work on the cross and resurrection from the dead made reconciliation with God possible. Because of His love demonstrated on the cross by dying for our sins, we now have reason to fellowship with one another and proclaim salvation through His life, death, and resurrection. (1 Corinthians 3:11, Ephesians 2:20, Romans 5:6-10)

The Bible is the inspired, infallible word of God and is relevant and applicable to man today. Therefore we place great emphasis upon teaching it in public, studying it in private and using it as a guide for our daily lives. (1 Timothy 4:13, 2 Timothy 3:16-17, 1 Thessalonians 2:13)

Worship. We believe God is worthy of all praise, reverence, and love. We take special time to worship Him in church through song. It is our goal to worship Him with our whole lives as well; at home, at work, and at play. (John 4:23, Romans 8:28, Ephesians 4:15)

Christian Growth. Our supreme desire is to know Christ and be conformed into His image, likeness and example by the power of the Holy Spirit. We encourage this by abiding in Jesus Christ through His Word, Prayer and Fellowship, and by yielding our lives to the Holy Spirit who testifies of Jesus Christ. (John 15:5, 1 Corinthians 3:16, 1 Peter 2:2)

Love is the greatest virtue and demonstration of the reality of Jesus Christ. We endeavor to show a Christ-like love to all men. Love should be exhibited in our lives by our words as well as our actions. (John 13:34-35, 1 Corinthians 13:13, Philippians 2:3-5)

Christian Service is a part of each Christian’s life and is a responsibility of all believers… the appropriate response to the love which has been received from God in Christ manifests itself in serving others. Our goal is to develop the ministry of every member to the benefit of all of the body. (Romans 12:1-2, Ephesians 4:11-13, Ephesians 2:10, 1 Corinthians 12:4-7)