Trinity Episcopal Church adheres to doctrine as presented by Jesus Christ. Based on the Catholic (universal) Church before the East – West Schism, our teachings bring us to the word of God as first presented. We celebrate the Holy Scriptures of the Old & New Testaments as the revealed word of God and believe that observing these teachings brings us closer to His will.
God is the Creator and Ruler of all things. He exists eternally in three equal persons: the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit, known as the Trinity. God has made Himself known generally through creation, and specifically through the Bible and Jesus Christ.
The Bible is the Word of God, inspired by the Holy Spirit and written through chosen authors. It speaks with the full and final authority of God in all times and at all places. It is both infallible and inerrant in the original manuscripts. We understand the Bible by the help of the Holy Spirit, who guides the Church in its right interpretation.
Sin is rebellion against God through disobedience. It distorts our relationship with God, with other people, with creation and with ourselves. The effects of sin are evident in all of creation and result in our innate inability to please God.
Salvation is reconciliation with God through the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In His victory we are set free from the power of evil, sin and death. Through Him we may live in harmony with God, with others, with creation and with ourselves.