CtK wholeheartedly embraces the good news of historic Christian faith: that, in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth, God has acted to redeem and renew the cosmos he has created.


We submit ourselves to the authority of the Bible, which both informs our theology and regulates our common life.  Scripture has the ultimate say over our preferences and predilections.    


We find freedom in embracing robust, historic Christian faith, expressed in these ancient creeds: The Apostles’ Creed,  The Nicene Creed. And in these historic confessions, which summarize Biblical doctrine:  The Westminster Confession of Faith , The Heidelberg Catechism

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Today, it is vogue for people to shun such institutions as being outdated or silly.  However, we believe that it is right for us to be “in community with other churches. ”   In obedience to Jesus’ prayer in John 17 that we be unified, we are a part of a denomination as a step toward that unity.   We have a local connection to this community (Eastern Carolina Presbytery) as well as a national connection (the  Presbyterian Church in America). Your pastor, as member of the Eastern Carolina Presbytery, is under its authority, and accountable to the pastors who make up this body.  As such, we are modeling what we ask you to be a part of: an accountability structure.  

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