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Our Beliefs

As devoted members of Trinity Ecumenical Parish, we are constantly pursuing the calling to be fully devoted followers of Christ. 
Trinity Ecumenical Parish, Smith Mountain Lake Virginia

Our Mission

We believe that God has called Trinity Ecumenical Parish into being in order to show the world that followers of Jesus Christ can come together from many backgrounds, forming a faith community where diversity is accepted and differences are not allowed to divide us. We are loving, serving, learning, and growing together as we fulfill our common calling to care for our neighbors, our community and the world in the name of Jesus Christ.

Our Vision

We believe that by the power of the Holy Spirit, God is calling Trinity Ecumenical Parish… 

to proclaim that we are all one in the Spirit of the Lord Jesus Christ
† to fulfill our common ministry with a growing sense of unity in faith
to be a community where diversity is accepted with enthusiasm, joy, and thanksgiving to God


We seek to carry out the Great Commission of our Lord Jesus Christ by… 

proclaiming the Gospel in a unique setting of faith and worship 
teaching God’s truth as revealed in Jesus Christ and God’s Holy Word 
receiving the shaping and renewing power of God’s grace through the sacraments of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper

We commit ourselves to fulfilling Jesus’ new commandment that we should love one another as He has loved us by…


nurturing and sustaining one another through prayer, fellowship and caring 
witnessing to God’s love working in us and through us to others 
celebrating the variety of gifts among God’s people 
strengthening and supporting the use of our gifts in a Christ-centered ministry to our community and to the world

Trinity Ecumenical Parish, Smith Mountain Lake Virginia
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