Limestone Presbyterian Church USA,  Wilmington, Delaware
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Our pastors, Bruce and Carolyn Gillette, welcome all questions about faith and life. They have been pastors for twenty years and one of the most joyful parts of their ministry is helping people learn more about the Christian faith. Bruce and Carolyn both have M.Div. degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary. Carolyn's undergraduate degree was in Religion from Lebanon Valley College. Bruce has a Th.M. degree in Systematic Theology from Princeton Theological Seminary. Please call Bruce and Carolyn at the church (302-994-5646,) at home (302-994-0220,) or email them if you have a question or simply would enjoy a visit with them sometime soon.  

We Presbyterians love the Bible and have many opportunities to study it in small groups; we also have many excellent resources for individual study. See our Bible web pages for what we believe about the Bible, many Bible study groups and resources.

Limestone Presbyterians use a variety of Statements of Faith in our worship services, both ancient and modern, including the ancient ecumenical creeds that are used by many other Christian denominations.

The Book of Confessions, which is the first part of our church constitution, also includes Statements of Faith from the Reformation as well as more modern statements. Among these are:

The Brief Statement of Faith is the most recent creed for our church and is used in our Inquirer's Group to explain the basics of the faith.

What Presbyterians Believe:  

Presbyterians Today magazine has an ongoing series of online articles on What Presbyterians Believe that explores the Biblical and theological foundations of our faith:


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The seal of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is comprised of the symbol, the basic components of which are the cross, scripture, a descending dove at the upper part of the cross, and flames on either side of the lower part of the cross. The name of the denomination (Presbyterian Church U.S.A.) encircles the symbol. A special web page explains in greater detail each part of this important symbol of our church.

For many generations, the Heidelberg, with the Westminster Larger and Shorter Catechisms, has helped Christians understand their faith from the perspective of our Reformed faith. These statements of faith can be found in our Book of Confessions. The 210th General Assembly (1998) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) approved new catechisms for use in the church. The new catechisms are available as individual books and online. Belonging to God is intended for children in the third or fourth grade. The Study Catechism is for youth and adults, and is also available in a Confirmation edition for youth Confirmation classes.

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