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MISSION STATEMENT
Our goal at the Bellefonte Church of Christ is to encourage our members to have a deep relationship with God through Jesus Christ and to evangelize, edify and equip the world with the Word of God.
THE HEAD OF THE CHURCH:
is Christ:  Eph. 5:23; Col. 1:18
 
AUTHORITY:
the Bible:  2 Tim. 3:16-17
 
MISSION OF THE CHURCH:
to seek and save the lost:  Matt. 28:18-20; Mark 16:15-16
 
ORGANIZATION:
Elders:  established in the first century Church (Titus 1:5)
  • their Outreach is to the local congregation:  Acts 10:17, 28
  • they are Watchmen:  Heb. 13:17; Acts 20:28
  • they are to Mature a congregation:  Eph. 4:11-16
  • they are to Discipline:  1 Thes. 5:12-13; 2 Thes. 3:6ff
  • they are to Shepherd the flock:  1 Pet. 5:1-3; 1 Tim. 5:17
  • they are to Pray for the sick:  James 5:13-18
  • they are to Encourage the weak:  1 Thes. 5:14
Deacons:  ​work under the oversight of the elders to serve the physical day-to-day needs of the congregation                  (Acts 6:1-5)
  • they are to possess a good degree of Influence
  • they are to possess great Boldness, cheerful Courage
  • they are known by application as a Child of God
  • their work and influence is a part of the Support every congregation needs
  • they supply that needed Element by which Body of Christ functions in a given locality
SALVATION:
  • By Grace through Faith:  Eph. 2:5, 8-9
  • Must Hear: Rom. 10:14
  • Must Believe:  John 3:16; Acts 8:36-37
  • Must Repent:  Acts 2:38
  • Must Confess:  Luke 12:8; Acts 8:36-37
  • Must be Immersed:  Acts 2:37-38; Acts 2:41
  • Must Continue to Walk in Christ:  James 1:25