We believe in God, the Father almighty,
creator of heaven and earth.
We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only Son, our
who was conceived by the Holy Spirit,
born of the Virgin Mary,
suffered under Pontius Pilate,
was crucified, died, and was buried;
he descended into hell*.
On the third day he rose again;
he ascended into heaven,
He is seated at the right hand of the Father,
and he will come to judge the living and the dead.
We believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic
the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins,
the resurrection of the body, and the life
The “holy catholic church” is not a reference to the Roman Catholic
Church, but to God’s universal church in the world.