6. A statement of personal faith which incorporates an understanding of the reformed tradition.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This response must a separate document, no longer than 850 words with word count noted at the end of the document* and lines numbered** down the left side of the page. This statement should include a discussion of an understanding of: the triune God; each person of the God-head; the saving work of Jesus Christ; the Church; Scripture; Sacraments; eschatology; humanity and sin. This Statement of Faith is to be reviewed by the Inquirer’s Care Team prior to making a request to move to Candidacy. Once the Statement is approved by the Care Team, the responses to the six statements must be submitted to the presbytery office two weeks prior to the Commission on Preparation for Ministry meeting.
*To check word count:
In Word, on the
tab, in the
Word count should not exceed 850
**To add line numbers to a section or to multiple sections:
Click in a section or select multiple sections
tab, in the
Line Numbering Options
, and then click the
to list, click
Add line numbering
check box, and then select the options that you want