About Associated Church

A Community of Faith of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the United Church of Christ. We are a warm and welcoming place to meet God.

Core Values

Indispensable qualities and priorities held by many of our members.

  • We love the God we meet in Jesus Christ and desire to follow God with integrity in our everyday lives.
  • We are an open, diverse and inclusive community sharing the love of God.
  • We introduce people to Jesus Christ, share the good news through our words and actions and welcome them into Christ’s church.
  • We worship together in a variety of ways to honor and learn from God.
  • We recognize spiritual gifts among our members and call on their use to serve the church, our community, and the world.
  • We nurture congregational unity and intimacy through mutual friendship, care, forbearance, prayer, and love.
  • We learn about God together, at all ages, through worship, Christian education and service.
  • We love children and share responsibility for their growth as disciples.
  • We uphold and honor each other in our discernment, decisions, and direction.
  • We extend special care and support for persons who are ill, aging, in crisis, or need.
  • We elect and respect our leaders and recognize that we are all in ministry together.
  • We are partners with our larger denominational, ecumenical and interfaith communities.
  • We involve ourselves in our communities and world through mission and acts of justice.
  • We return our God-given time, gifts & abilities and financial resources to fulfill Christ’s mission and ministry.

Bedrock Beliefs

Shared theology most expressed among our members.

  • Jesus Christ is our Lord and Savior, and head of the church.
  • God is our sovereign creator and ruler who calls us as partners in the stewardship of all creation.
  • The Holy Spirit is God’s presence within and among us to strengthen and comfort.
  • Scripture is the unique and authoritative witness to God for guidance and instruction.
  • The church is the community of forgiven and redeemed believers, gathered, led and empowered through the Spirit to be the living body of Christ.
  • Worship, prayer, study and service are the disciplines of the church to fulfill its mission.