FAITH OF THE CHURCH

As explained in the Basis of Union of the Uniting Church in Australia

FAITH OF THE CHURCH

Full copy of Basis of Union, foundational document of the Uniting Church in Australia, plus a quiz, and links to recommended articles and books relating to the Basis of Union.  More

The Congregational Union of Australia, the Methodist Church of Australasia and the Presbyterian Church of Australia, in fellowship with the whole Church Catholic, and seeking to bear witness to that unity which is both Christ’s gift and will for the Church, hereby enter into union under the name of the Uniting Church in Australia.     More

The Uniting Church in Australia lives and works within the faith and unity of the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church.   More

The Uniting Church acknowledges that the faith and unity of the Holy Catholic and Apostolic church are built upon the one Lord Jesus Christ.   More

The Uniting Church acknowledges that the Church is able to live and endure through the changes of history only because its Lord comes, addresses, and deals with people in and through the news of his completed work.  More

The Uniting Church acknowledges that the Church has received the books of the Old and New Testaments as unique prophetic and apostolic testimony, in which it hears the Word of God and by which its faith and obedience and nourished and regulated. More

The Uniting Church acknowledges that Christ has commanded his Church to proclaim the Gospel both in words and in the two visible acts of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper.   More

The Uniting Church acknowledges that Christ incorporates people into his body by Baptism.  More

The Uniting Church acknowledges that the continuing presence of Christ with his people is signified and sealed by Christ in the Lord’s Supper or the Holy Communion, constantly repeated in the life of the Church.  More

The Uniting Church enters into unity with the Church throughout the ages by its use of the confessions known as the Apostles’ Creed and the Nicene Creed.   More

The Uniting Church continues to learn of the teaching of the Holy Scriptures in the obedience and freedom of faith, and in the power of the promised gift of the Holy Spirit, from the witness of the Reformers ...    More

The Uniting Church acknowledges that God has never left the Church without faithful and scholarly interpreters of Scripture, or without those who have reflected deeply upon, and acted trustingly in obedience to, God’s living Word.   More

The Uniting Church recognises and accepts as members all who are recognised as members of the uniting Churches at the time of union.    More

The Uniting Church affirms that every member of the Church is engaged to confess the faith of Christ crucified and to be his faithful servant.   More

The Assembly of Confessing Congregations (ACC), at its annual general meeting in 2008, received a document (the Theological Declaration) for distribution and study.    More

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