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who we are

about grace & truth

We are a body of believers from Hillsboro and the surrounding suburbs of Portland, Oregon. We think this list will give you a glimpse of what we are about:

We . . .

Celebrate Grace - We are so thankful that God loved us when we were unloveable and that he makes utterly helpless sinners his children and co-heirs with Christ! We love to celebrate grace when we come together for worship and desire to increasingly reflect it in our daily living.

Proclaim Truth - We take Scripture seriously and believe that it holds the complete revelation of God and everything we need to live lives of faith and repentence. This is why we emphasize theology and expositional preaching.

Trust Sovereignty - We believe that the world we live in is broken, that it is polluted by sin and its effects. But we know that God is good, and that he has ordained all things to ultimately showcase his surpassing greatness and glory in the ultimate story of redemption he is weaving through all time. One day his children will sin no more and all of creation will sing his praise!

Prioritize Community - We are convinced that God designed us for relationships, and that the Christian life is not meant to be lived in isolation. Relationships provide some of the most immediate avenues for applying the gospel on a daily basis through the joys and challenges that they bring.

Value Plurality - We believe that Christ, the Chief Shepherd, cares for his flock through a team of pastor-elders who teach, guide, protect, pray for, and love the body with diverse personalities and responsibility that may vary according to the uniqueness of their gifting.

Pursue Authenticity - We do not wish to present ourselves as anything we are not, whether that be when we meet together as a church, have conversations with our neighbors, or anything in between. Because we have faith in the truth of the Gospel and in the Holy Spirit's power to transform sinful people, we can be honest about the messiness of our sin and rest in the fact that our status is not found in ourselves, but in the worth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

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