At Servant Church, we are a diverse group of ordinary individuals hailing from various walks of life in the greater Scranton area. Together, we are empowered by the Holy Spirit to accomplish extraordinary things for God. Recognizing our shared need for support, encouragement, and guidance in our daily lives, we come together as a community of believers. These invaluable connections and resources enable us to share the transformative power of the "Great Salvation" that the Lord has bestowed upon us, inspiring us to impact others in profound ways.
Our core beliefs revolve around one God who exists as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. He stands as the ultimate Savior for all who place their unwavering faith in Him, granting eternal life. As followers of Christ, we are called to embrace holiness in both character and conduct, a transformation only made possible through the indwelling of the Lord's Spirit.
Central to our faith is the Bible, which we wholeheartedly believe to be sufficient for guiding our beliefs and actions. God's desire is for people worldwide to encounter Him and experience spiritual renewal through a relationship with Christ.
The Church, in its purpose, seeks to worship God genuinely in spirit and truth. Moreover, we are compelled to spread the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ to a world in need of redemption, reaching out with love, compassion, and a powerful witness to touch the lives of the lost and fallen.
At the heart of our faith lies a profound belief in the Bible as the authoritative Word of God. It serves as the ultimate and final authority in shaping all doctrinal truths. We hold fast to the conviction that the Bible is divinely inspired, free from error, and infallible in its message.
The Fall of Man
Be believe in the creation, test, and fall of man as written in Genesis and our total spiritual depravity and inability to attain to divine righteousness by self.
Christ's Death & Resurrection
We believe that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again on the third day, and personally appeared to His disciples.
We believe in the salvation of sinners by grace, through repentance and faith in the perfect and sufficient work of the cross of Calvary by which we obtain remission of sins.
Baptism of the Holy Spirit
We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit as an experience subsequent to salvation.
We believe in the Spirit-filled life, a life of separation from the world, erecting holiness in the fear of God as an expression of Christian faith.
We believe that marriage was originally established by God to join one man to one women together for life. Marriage is designed by God to be entered into with faith, commitment, and expectation that when done according to God's original plan, is a place of blessing and fulfillment.
We believe in eternal life for believers and eternal punishment for unbelievers.
We believe that there is one God who exists eternally in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. We believe that these three are equal and eternal.
We believe that Jesus Christ is God the Son, the second person of the Trinity. During His time on earth, Jesus was fully God and fully man. Jesus was the only man to have ever lived a sinless life. We believe He was born of the Virgin Mary, lived a sinless life, performed miracles, died on the cross for mankind, and atoned for our sins through the shedding of His blood. We believe that He rose from the dead on the third day and ascended to the right hand of the Father. We believe He will return again in power and glory.
Christ's Bodily Ascension
We believe in the bodily ascension of Jesus to Heaven, His exaltation, and His personal, literal, and bodily coming again the second time for the Church.
We believe that water baptism is a command by Christ in scripture. We believe that all who repent and believe on Christ as Savior and Lord are to be baptized as an outward expression that they have died with Christ and that they also have been raised with Him to walk in newness of life.
The Gifts of the Spirit
We believe in the operation of the gifts of the Spirit as enumerated in 1 Corinthians 12-14 and as manifested in the Early Church.
We believe in the healing of the body by Devine Power, or Devine healing in its varied aspects as practiced in the Early Church.
We believe in the Table of the Lord, commonly called Communion or the Lord's Supper, for believers.
We believe there will be a final judgment in which the wicked dead will be raised and judged according to their works. Whoever is not found written in the Book of Life, together with the devil and his angels, the beast and the false prophet, will be consigned to the everlasting punishment in the lake of fire, which is the second death.