"Love the Lord our God with all our hearts and with all our souls and with all our minds and with all our strength... and love our neighbor as ourselves." Matt. 22:37-39.
"These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up." Deuteronomy 6:6-7
Experience God, Grow in Jesus Christ, and Share God’s Grace.
Everyone Should Experience
Five Basic Beliefs
1. Everything is spiritual2. What the Bible says —is true3. Jesus is who Jesus said He was4. Everyone is going to be somewhere forever5. Everyone leads someone
Five Basic Principles
1. Nothing is more important than a person’s right relationship with God.2. No one has more potential to influence a child’s relationship with God than a parent3. No one has more potential to influence the parent in spiritual development than the church4. The church’s potential to influence a child dramatically increases when it partners with the parent5. The parent’s potential to influence a child dramatically increases when they partner with the church
10 Basic Truths (age appropriate)
1-5 years old (Inciting Wonder)1. God made me2. God loves me3. Jesus wants to be my friend forever
K-5th grade (Provoking Discovery)1. I need to make wise choices2. I can trust God no matter what3. I should treat others the way I want to be treated
6-12th grades (Fueling Passion)1. I am created to pursue an authentic right relationship with God my creator2. I belong to Jesus Christ and define who I am by what He says about me3. I exist every day to demonstrate God’s love to a broken world.
Adults (Galvanizing Leaders)1. I am a spiritual leader responsible for mentoring others—especially those younger than me.
Isle of Faith United Methodist Church is a lively, family friendly church located on the Intracoastal Waterway in the San Pablo area of Jacksonville, Florida. A talented praise team leads spirit filled worship services. The pastor, who is passionate about the Word of God, preaches inspiring Bible-based messages. The family of faith who cares for each other, also cares about each person who comes to Experience God, Grow in Christ and Share God's Grace. Isle of Faith... a church that is different on purpose!
Incite Wonder, Provoke Discovery, Fuel Passion, Galvanize Leaders!
Experience God... Grow in Christ... Share God's Grace