Our desire as a family of God is to worship Jesus Christ in spirit and truth and grow in a life-changing relationship that is transforming our lives, families and the world.
Declaration of Faith Doctrines and Practices of The Grove
•Verbal inspiration of the Bible •Existence of one God eternally present in three persons--the Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost •Jesus Christ is the only begotten son of the Father, conceived of the Holy Ghost, and born of the Virgin Mary •Crucifixion, burial, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ to Heaven where He waits today at the right hand of the Father as the intercessor •All have sinned and come short of the glory of God •We believe that marriage has one meaning: the uniting of one man and one women in an exclusive, monogamous union, as outlined in Scripture. •Repentance is commanded of God for all and necessary for forgiveness of sins •Justification, regeneration, and the new birth are brought by faith in the blood of Jesus Christ •Sanctification after the new birth through faith in the blood of Christ, through the word, and by the Holy Ghost •Purity to be God’s standard of living for His people •Baptism with the Holy Ghost after the new birth with the evidence of speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance •Water baptism by immersion in the name of the Father, and the Son, and of the Holy Ghost for all who repent •Divine healing is provided for all in the atonement •The Lord’s Supper and washing of the saint’s feet •The pre-millennial second coming of Jesus Christ •The bodily resurrection and eternal life for the righteous and eternal punishment for the wicked
Missions "Go ye into all the world..."
We believe in missions at The Grove! We pledge 12% of our income to support missionaries all over the globe. Our outreach in missions work also includes pouring into our local community. Currently, we are working with We Care of Rhea County, as well as helping to support missionaries in the Philippines, Mexico, and Honduras.
Foreign Missions: Honduras Mike & Pam Patton http://mpmonline.org
Philippines Gerald Holloway // Word for the World http://wordfortheworld.com
Local Missions: SackPack Program Women's Care Center WeCare