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First Christian Church of San Benito, TX was founded in 1910 and has been serving South Texas in the region of the Rio Grande Valley ever since.
Our Confession of Faith:
We believe that Jesus is the Christ,
the Son of the living God,
and proclaim him Lord and Savior of the world.
We practice "Open" Communion which means we respect the Lord's invitation to all who believe in him to share in the bread and the cup. Membership in our church or denomination is not required and the communion is offered to all who believe in the Christ. We partake of the sacraments of Communion every week.
symbolizes the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ
. It signifies new birth
, a cleansing from sin
, the individual's response to God's grace
, and acceptance into the faith community. We practice baptism by immersion and baptism is performed at the age of accountability
. However, we recognize and accept those baptized by other methods from other Christian denominations People who join from other Christian denominations
are accepted without the need to be baptized again.
The Holy Bible -
Disciples of Christ consider the Holy Bible
to be the inspired Word of God and recognize 66 books
in the canon
divided into the Old Testament and the New Testament.
Ecumenism refers to efforts by Christians of different church traditions to develop closer relationships and better understandings.