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Stained Glass


20 E 5th Street (PO Box 510 for mail)

Washington, MO 63090

Office Hours: M-Th: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

                        F: 8:30-12:00 p.m.



Core Beliefs

What are the beliefs of the United Church of Christ?

Authority of the Scriptures

The Bible is the ultimate rule of faith and practice.

The Holy Spirit

God sent the Holy Spirit as the Eternal One's continuing presence and activity in the world.

Christian Unity

All Christians are brothers and sisters in Christ and must help each other.


Acting in love, God is ever active in the world.

The Church

The church consists of a group of people united in Christ through worship, work and witness.

Serving Others

The mission of the church is to work for justice for all and to establish God's rule in the world.

The Trinity

Creator, Christ and Holy Spirit are one God.

Doctrinal Freedom

Different covenants and confessions of faith are accepted in different congregations.


Forgiveness, grace and eternal life are promised to all who have faith.

Bearing Witness

Members must be disciples, in word and in deed -- the strength of their faith.

Redefining Faith

Each generation is responsible for rethinking it's beliefs, as God's word unfolds and conditions change.

Jesus Christ

In Christ, the only head of the church, God has come, conquering sin and reconciling the world to Divine Love.

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