Please accept a warm invitation, extended to you and your family, to come and worship with us. Whether you live in the Lebanon area, are here for a short time visiting relatives or friends, or simply passing through our special little community – we would love to have you join us for Sunday Worship.
We hope that you will feel right at home as we take time together to acknowledge God’s presence in our lives, rejoice in His grace that lifts us up each day, and sing praises to our Lord Jesus Christ.
Come and join us – we would love to get to know you!
Sunday Worship begins at 10am in the Sanctuary.
The purpose of our Church is to proclaim Jesus Christ and His gospel, to build a Christian Fellowship in the community through worship, religious education and Christian service, and to advance in the world the Kingdom of God in cooperation and fellowship with all Christian Churches, to render loving services toward all people.
Our Statement of Faith
Originally approved by the Second General Synod of the United Church of Christ held in Oberlin, Ohio, July 5-9, 1959. Adapted by Robert V. Moss.
We believe in God the Eternal Spirit, who is made known to us in Jesus our brother and to whose deeds we testify: God calls the world into being, creates humankind in the divine image, and sets before us the ways of life and death. God seeks in holy love to save all people from aimlessness and sin. God judges all humanity and all nations by that will of righteousness declared through the prophets and apostles. In Jesus Christ, the man of Nazareth, our crucified and risen Lord, God has come to us and shared our common lot, conquering sin and death and reconciling the whole creation to its creator. God bestows upon us the Holy Spirit, creating and renewing the Church of Jesus Christ, binding in covenant faithful people of all ages, tongues, and races. God calls us into the Church to accept the cost and joy of discipleship, to be servants in the service of the whole human family, to proclaim the gospel to all the world and resist the powers of evil, to share in Christ’s baptism and eat at his table, to join him in his passion and victory.
God promises to all who trust in the gospel forgiveness of sins and fullness of grace, courage in the struggle for justice and peace, the presence of the Holy Spirit in trial and rejoicing, and eternal life in that kingdom which has no end. Blessing and honor, glory and power be unto God.
The original Covenant of the Church of Christ in Lebanon, upon which this Church was constituted on November 27, 1700.
In serious sense of our indispensable duty to answer to the call of Christ, who notwithstanding our sinfulness and unfitness by nature, inviting us to partake of the covenant of grace, not only in the internal but in the external privileges thereof, as we have obtained belief of God: we do avouch the Lord to be our God, giving ourselves to the Lord, and unto one another, and to bear witness against sin, to walk in the ordinances of Christ and uphold the worship of God in this place, subjecting to the discipline of Christ: we do also give up our children to him, promising to bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
Interpretation of the Original Covenant as Formulated in 1983.
Recognizing our need for guidance in our lives we accept the Lord as our God. We accept His grace, which frees us to do His will, we bind ourselves to the Triune God and to one another. We promise to share Christian concern for all persons near and far, to be directed by God’s truth now accepted and yet to be revealed, and to lead our children in Christian ways.