WHO WE ARE
Winona Friends Church (WFC) is a Gospel-centered community of men and women who believe that life’s deepest joy is found in knowing, loving, and glorifying God in all areas of living.
We are a part of the Evangelical Friends Church – Eastern Region. You can read our denomination’s Faith and Practice (Approved 2019 Edition) here:
FAITH AND PRACTICE
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WHAT WE BELIEVE
WFC stands in the historic stream of orthodox Christian belief and confession, rooted in the authority of the Bible and the centrality of the Gospel.
As such, our beliefs can be expressed in the Nicene Creed below. “We did not make it, but it is making us.”
We believe in one God, the Father, the Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen.
We believe in one Lord, Jesus Christ, the only Son of God, eternally begotten of the Father, God from God, light from light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, of one Being with the Father; through him all things were made. For us and for our salvation he came down from heaven, was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary and became truly human. For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate; he suffered death and was buried.
On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures; he ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father. He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end.
We believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the giver of life, who proceeds from the Father [and the Son], who with the Father and the Son is worshiped and glorified, who has spoken through the prophets. We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church. We acknowledge one baptism for the forgiveness of sins. We look for the resurrection of the dead, and the life of the world to come. Amen.