We are an Evangelical Christian church located in Potsdam, NY. Here we do our best to love the Lord with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. We also seek to serve our local and global communities.
Nazarene Statement of Belief
Taken from nazarene.org.
These are the beliefs Nazarenes hold to be true:
We believe in one God-the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
We believe that the Old and New Testament Scriptures, given by plenary inspiration, contain all truth necessary to faith and Christian living.
We believe that man is born with a fallen nature, and is, therefore, inclined to evil, and that continually.
We believe that the finally impenitent are hopelessly and eternally lost.
We believe that the atonement through Jesus Christ is for the whole human race; and that whosoever repents and believes on the Lord Jesus Christ is justified and regenerated and saved from the dominion of sin.
We believe that believers are to be sanctified wholly, subsequent to regeneration, through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
We believe that the Holy Spirit bears witness to the new birth, and also to the entire sanctification of believers.
We believe that our Lord will return, the dead will be raised, and the final judgment will take place.
Pastor Gary Sivewright
Pastor Gary is currently serving as the interim pastor for the church. We have been blessed with his guidance and teaching while searching for a new pastor.
As gifted communicator, Pastor Gary has the ability to tell Biblical truths and apply them to real life situations while adding humor and grace to the mix. Gary was married to his wife Carol for 37 years before losing her to cancer just two years ago. He is the father of two grown married sons and grandfather to two grandsons. Pastor Gary holds degrees from Southern Nazarene University, Nazarene Theological Seminary and a doctorate from Vanderbilt University.
The Church Board
In addition to the regular staff, we also maintain a church board which informs and guides the church.
Mary Lee Ten Eyck currently serves as the office manager for the church. She assists the pastoral staff and serves the congregation through her skills of administration.