• HISTORICALLY CONSERVATIVE & WESLEYAN

    - ESTABLISHED IN 1852

    - FOUNDATIONAL WESLEYAN-ARMINIAN DOCTRINE

    - MEMBER OF THE HOLINESS MOVEMENT (SEE HOLINESSLEGACY.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION)

    - SCRIPTURALLY FAITHFUL BOOK OF DISCIPLINE

    - 150+ (REPORTING) CHURCHES PLUS 20+ IN MEXICO

    - CHURCH LOCATIONS FROM TEXAS TO FLORIDA UP TO MISSOURI/TENNESSEE (PLUS NEW JERSEY)

    - MIX OF TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY, OR “BLENDED”, CHURCH WORSHIP STYLES

    - EVANGELICAL FOCUS ON BUILDING GOD'S KINGDOM

    - FINANCIALLY SECURE AND ACCOUNTABLE

  • CHURCH AND DENOMINATIONAL POLITY/STRUCTURE/GOVERNANCE

    - EACH CHURCH OWNS THEIR OWN PROPERTY (NO TRUST CLAUSE)

    - EACH CHURCH CALLS THEIR OWN PASTOR (ASSISTED AS POSSIBLE BY CHURCH MINISTRIES DIVISION)

    - CHURCHES ARE AUTONOMOUS THROUGH LOCAL DECISIONS OF MINISTRY AND GOVERNING

    - NO HIERARCHICAL DENOMINATION STRUCTURE

    - ELECTED PRESIDENT/VICE PRESIDENT AND OFFICERS

    - DENOMINATIONAL SUPPORT STAFF AND DIVISION DIRECTORS

    - GENERAL CONFERENCE (EVERY 2 YEARS) AND ANNUAL CONFERENCES & ARE ALL DELEGATE-DRIVEN


    - DENOMINATIONAL SUPPORT AND ANNUAL CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES FUNDED BY CHURCHES

    - CHURCH TITHES TO CONFERENCES/MISSIONS DETERMINED BY EACH LOCAL CONGREGATION

  • PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT

    - STRONG MISSIONS SUPPORT

    - BENEFITS AND 403(B) RETIREMENT PROGRAMS OFFERED THROUGH CHURCHES BY GUIDESTONE

    - WOMEN'S GROUPS (LOCAL WMS AND DENOMINATIONAL WMU)

    - LOCAL MEN OF ACTION GROUPS

    - REGIONAL YOUTH CAMPS IN TENNESSEE, ALABAMA, AND TEXAS

    - REGIONAL DISASTER RECOVERY TEAMS



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