Our Mission Statement:
- The primary purpose of Fallsington United Methodist Church is to praise and glorify God.
- The goal of our church is to make and sustain disciples for Jesus.
- We believe the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:8) is our helper as we worship and share the word of the Lord.
We envision a Christ-centered church that welcomes all by providing spiritual growth, inspirational worship, loving fellowship and service to others.
Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors...
...The people of the united methodist church
Fallsington United Methodist Church is affiliated with the The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church. As United Methodists, we share a common heritage with all Christians, but our heritage is rooted in the teachings of John Wesley. Wesley and the early Methodists were particularly concerned about inviting people to experience God’s grace and to grow in their knowledge and love of God through disciplined Christian living. They placed primary emphasis on Christian living, on putting faith and love into action. This emphasis on what Wesley referred to as “practical divinity” has continued to be a hallmark of United Methodism today.
The Apostles' Creed...
...is the affirmation of faith most widely used by United Methodists. The Apostles' Creed derives its name from its use in the Christian church from as early as A.D. 150 and the early belief that it was used by the apostles. Beginning in the third century, this creed was used at baptisms by the Roman Catholic Church. Through the years it has been used widely by both Roman Catholics and Protestants as the formative statement of the faith into which Christians are baptized.
Traditional Version of the Apostles' Creed
I believe in God, the Father Almighty,
maker of heaven and earth;
And in Jesus Christ his only Son, our Lord;
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, dead, and buried;*
the third day he rose from the dead;
he ascended into heaven,
and sitteth at the right hand of God the Father Almighty;
from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead.
I believe in the Holy Spirit,
the holy catholic** church,
the communion of saints,
the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body,
and the life everlasting. Amen.
*Traditional use of this creed includes these words: "He descended into hell."