BELIEFS & VALUES

We believe the church is to be a pillar of the truth by faithfully teaching God’s Word to all people (1 Timothy 3:15). On the right-hand side of this page, we’ve provided a series of documents which summarize Pennington Park’s theology, values, and distinctives as we seek to faithfully interpret and apply the Bible today. Below is a basic description of these documents and how they are used in our church.

WHAT WE BELIEVE

The basic doctrines of our What We Believe document represent what we consider the core elements of the Bible and the Christian faith. All Covenant Members of Pennington Park Church must affirm this set of beliefs.

MEMBER COVENANT

This covenant explains how the members of Pennington Park are to live faithfully both inside and outside of the church as we represent Christ in our world.

CORE VALUES

Our Core Values summarize the cultural distinctives which guide the ministries, practices, and vision of Pennington Park.

BYLAWS

The bylaws of Pennington Park explain how our church functions as a collective organization.

COMPLEMENTARIANISM

This paper, written by the elders of Pennington Park Church, outlines our beliefs and practices on manhood, womanhood, and gender roles. Members are not required to affirm this statement, though it is expected they will not teach or practice otherwise.

AN OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE OF DEACON

This paper summarizes the church’s understanding of deacons, their purpose, and their role within the local church.

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