We believe in one God,the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth, and of all things visible and invisible. And in one Lord Jesus Christ, the only-begotten Son of God, begotten of the Father before all ages; Light from Light, Very God from Very God; begotten, not made; of one Essence with the Father, through Whom all things were made. Who for us men, and for our salvation, came down from Heaven and was incarnate by the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary; and became man. And was crucified for us under Pontius Pilate, and suffered and was buried. And He arose on the third day, according to the Scriptures; And ascended into Heaven, and sits at the right hand of the Father; And He is coming again with glory to judge the living and the dead; and His Kingdom will have no end. And in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the Giver of Life, Who proceedes from the Father,Who with the Father and the Son is equally worshipped and glorified; Who speaketh by the prophets. And in One, Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. I confess one Baptism for the remission of Sins. I look for the Resurrection of the Dead; and the life of the Ages to come. Amen
We profess the Orthodox Catholic Christian Faith, as handed down to us by our Fathers in Christ in the Apostolic Sacred Tradition of the Holy Church. We promise to observe the decisions, dogmatic utterances and canons, and the degrees of the Seven Ecumenical Councils, the Canons of the Holy Apostoles, the Canons of the Regional Councils and of the Holy Fathers; and the Holy Churchs' interperation of Scripture according to the standard of faith included in the Nicene Creed, the Symbol of Faith.
We revere symbolically, but not idolatrously, the sacred Icons of Christ,of His Holy Mother Mary, and of all the Saints and Angels of Heaven, addressing to their originals the honour shown their images. We confess our Ever-Virgin Lady, Saint Mary, The Theotokos (Mother of God), having borne in the flesh one Person of the Holy Trinity, namely Christ our God.
We believe there can be no innovations in the Faith and we accept the Vincentian Canon of universality, antiquity, and consent: "In the Catholic Church we must especially take heed to hold that which we believe everywhere, at all time, and by all."
We agree with the ancient principle of the Undivided Church regarding the hierarchy of importance of matters of discipline: " In Necessary Things, Unity; In doubtful Things, Liberty, In All things, Charity."