Welcome to the Midwest!

Welcome to the homepage for the Midwest District of The Missionary Church. Our district also includes the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas.

Our District oversees Timber Lakes Camp and Retreat Center near Ottawa, Kansas, 245 beautifully wooded acres.

Our District is a family of local churches, church plants, home missions, and disciple-makers, all committed to loving God, the fellowship of believers, and the fulfillment of the great commission--to go into all the world and preach the gospel of Jesus Christ.

The Missionary Church

We are a part of the Midwest District of churches in The Missionary Church, an Evangelical Denomination committed to Church Planting and World Missions. In the broadest sense, the Missionary Church is over 2,000,000 people in more than 20,000 churches in over 100 countries. There are over 400 congregations in the United States, and over 1100 missionaries abroad.. (click: WHO WE ARE to see our distinctives)

Missions Statement

The Missionary Church, in obedience to Jesus Christ her Lord, is committed to being holy people of God in the world and to building His Church by worldwide evangelism discipleship and multiplication of growing churches to the glory of God

Beliefs

Scripture is our authority. The Missionary Church is committed to this basic statement of faith.

GOD
There is but one eternal, all-powerful, all-knowing and everywhere-present Triune God—Father, Son and Holy Spirit— who is the creator and sustainer of all things (Deuteronomy 6:4-5; 1 Timothy 2:5).

JESUS CHRIST
He is God incarnate, yet human. He lived a sinless life, died to make atonement for the sins of all mankind, was bodily resurrected and is now mediator at the right hand of the Father. He is assuredly coming in power and glory for His believing followers, and is the only Savior of men (John 1:1, 14; Titus 2:11-14).

HOLY SPIRIT
He convicts the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment, regenerating all who repent of their sins and believe on the Lord Jesus Christ. He sanctifies, empowers, teaches, guides and comforts the believers (John 16:7,8, 12-15).

BIBLE

The Bible is the divinely inspired Word of God and thus authoritative in all matters it addresses (2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21).

SALVATION

Salvation is the result of genuine repentance of sin and faith in the atoning work of Christ. It brings forgiveness to the penitent, makes him a partaker of the divine nature and gives peace with God. We call this new birth (Titus 3:5; 1 Peter 1:3-5).

CHURCH

We believe in the invisible and universal Church as an organism. It is composed of all believers in the Lord Jesus who have been vitally united by faith to Christ, its living Head and sovereign Lord (Matthew 16:18; Hebrews 12:22-24).

ORDINANCES

We believe the Christian ordinances are two: baptism and the Lord’s Supper. We believe they are outward rites appointed by Christ to be administered in each church, not as a means of salvation, but as a visible sign and seal of its reality (Acts 8:36; 1 Corinthians 11:24-34).

Articles of Faith & Practice (PDF file)

Policies & By-Laws

District Policy Manual | 2015 District By-Laws
 

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