Our Beliefs

Risen Life Church

is a part of the Northwest Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church

The Evangelical Covenant Church is a vibrant, diverse and growing group of more than 825 churches whose work spans across more than 53 countries. Started in 1885 by Swedish immigrants, the Covenant has a passion for seeing people engage in a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ, across more populations, in a more caring and just world.

The Covenant church has 6 affirmations that help define the views and ethos of the denomination:


Word of God

We affirm the centrality of the word of God.


New Birth

We affirm the necessity of the new birth.


The Mission

We affirm a commitment to the whole mission of the church.


Fellowship of Believers

We affirm the church as a fellowship of believers.


Holy Spirit

We affirm a conscious dependence on the Holy Spirit.


Freedom in Christ

We affirm the reality of freedom in Christ.

More on the affirmations can be found here.

Evangelical Covenant Church

Our Larger Church Family

Additionally, this video from one of our denomination’s past presidents, Gary Walter, gives a great introduction to our larger church family.

Our denominational website has additional resources and information as well.