We believe that all persons are made in the image of God and that all persons are of sacred worth. We believe that God is diversity, and that by the power of the Holy Spirit through Jesus Christ, God calls us to love one another. We believe in living out that love through welcoming all persons into the fellowship of Christ's body here at Trinity.
We have differences in socioeconomic status, skin color, gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, physical health, mental health, gifts and abilities, education, and in many other ways. We know that all of these differences bring richness to the Body of Christ. We give thanks for this richness, and we choose love and welcome for all.
Trinity United Methodist Church welcomes YOU!
To make disciples of Jesus Christ in and from downtown Durham.
By grace we are called by God to be steeped in the faith, overflowing with gratitude, and motivated by love.
The North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church provides leadership and support for more than 1000 churches and nearly 300,000 members throughout North Carolina. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
United Methodists share a common heritage with all Christians. According to our foundational statement of beliefs in The Book of Discipline, we share the following basic affirmations in common with all Christian communities:
God, who is one, is revealed in three distinct persons. Read More
We believe in the mystery of salvation through Jesus Christ. God became human in Jesus of Nazareth; and his life, death and resurrection demonstrate God's redeeming love. Read More
The Holy Spirit is God's present activity in our midst. When we sense God's leading, God's challenge, or God's support or comfort, it's the Holy Spirit at work. Read More
Genesis 1:27 asserts that we've been made in the image of the Creator. Like God we have the capacity to love and care, to communicate, and to create. Read More
The church is the body of Christ, an extension of Christ’s life and ministry in the world today. Read More
We believe that the Bible is the primary authority for our faith and practice. Read More
The kingdom or reign of God is both a present reality and future hope. Read More