Explore Christianity

Whether you’re a new Christian or still exploring what Christianity even is, we want to come alongside you wherever you are. Below you'll find our beliefs as well as information regarding baptism. If you have any questions along the way, please contact Pastor Brian Talty at btalty@firstdecatur.org or 217.875.3350.

Our Beliefs


Here at First Christian Church, everything we do overflows from what we believe. Below you'll discover the mission and values God has led our church to embrace. These are rooted in the Bible's foundational truths.

MISSION STATEMENT

It is the mission of First Christian Church to develop devoted followers of Jesus Christ by growing and serving together.

OUR CORE VALUES

We respond to God's Word.

We build community.

We encounter the Holy Spirit.

We embrace change.

STATEMENT OF FAITH

We believe the Statement of Faith to be an accurate summary of what Scripture teaches.
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Baptism


We know you may have a lot of questions regarding baptism so hopefully we can help answer those for you! When you are ready to pursue baptism, contact Pastor Tim Revis at trevis@firstdecatur.org or 217.875.3350.

Also, here is sermon audio that Pastor Brian Talty preached on baptism. This may help you better understand the importance of baptism.