We believe that the Bible, written over thousands of years by many people, is the best way we can begin to understand what it means to be the people of God. In the New Testament we learn about the character of God through the accounts of the life, ministry, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus whose way we follow, trusting him to lead us in the ways of Peace, Justice and Compassion. We read and interpret the Bible in the context of the time in which it was recorded, benefiting from modern scholarship and the guidance of God’s Spirit in understanding its meaning for us in our day. We find no conflict between faith and science but recognize the way they inform each other. We understand that God is revealed to humankind in many ways and we reach out in friendship to people of other faith traditions.