TO OUR LDS FRIENDS
We are a Christian Church in the heartland of the LDS religion. LDS people are our family members, co-workers, and neighbors, and we love them. We often encounter people who are frustrated, have been hurt, or sense that there may be something more. People with a background in the LDS faith often join us. We welcome you to explore the Christian faith with us and hope you might come and worship with us.
Sometimes people wonder how our church is different from the LDS tradition. Or maybe you are LDS and curious about coming to a different church.
MOPC is part of the historic, biblical Christian faith.
We are different in that we believe…
•God is Spirit; God is one and the only God, not an exalted man.
•Jesus Christ is the only Son of God, the sole Lord, and Savior, who existed from the beginning, and not the firstborn of many children of someone called Heavenly Father.
•A person is saved solely by grace and the life of Jesus Christ, not by their own worthiness or religious works.
•The Bible is the sole Word of God and our authority for faith and life. We do not hold to any other extra books, nor do we believe they are Scripture.
•We are not the only exclusive church but are part of the larger Christian Church, which is a wide and diverse body of people of different traditions within the one Christian family.