Declaration of Faith

The Church of God believes the whole Bible to be completely and equally inspired and that it is the written Word of God. The Church of God has adopted the following Declaration of Faith as its standard and official expression of its doctrine.

We Believe:

  • In the verbal inspiration of the Bible.
  • In one God eternally existing in three persons; namely, the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.
  • That Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of the Father, conceived of the Holy Ghost, and born of the Virgin Mary. That Jesus was crucified, buried, and raised from the dead. That He ascended to heaven and is today at the right hand of the Father as the Intercessor.
  • That all have sinned and come short of the glory of God and that repentance is commanded of God for all and necessary for forgiveness of sins.
  • That justification, regeneration, and the new birth are wrought by faith in the blood of Jesus Christ.
  • In sanctification subsequent to the new birth, through faith in the blood of Christ; through the Word, and by the Holy Ghost.
  • Holiness to be God's standard of living for His people.
  • In the baptism with the Holy Ghost subsequent to a clean heart.
  • In speaking with other tongues as the Spirit gives utterance and that it is the initial evidence of the baptism of the Holy Ghost.
  • In water baptism by immersion, and all who repent should be baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
  • Divine healing is provided for all in the atonement.
  • In the Lord's Supper and washing of the saints' feet.
  • In the premillennial second coming of Jesus. First, to resurrect the righteous dead and to catch away the living saints to Him in the air. Second, to reign on the earth a thousand years.
  • In the bodily resurrection; eternal life for the righteous, and eternal punishment for the wicked.

Events and Services

Dec 16

Sunday School

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Join us for Sunday school for all ages. Classes are as follows: Ages 4-7 led by Pam Howell Ages 8-12 led by Kim Carroll Ages 13 and up led by the Teen Ministry Team Adult Class led by Toni Ferguson and Phillip Carroll Senior Adult ...
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Sunday Morning Service

10:45 am – 12:30 pm

Join us for an incredible praise and worship, and a sermon you're guaranteed to enjoy. We also offer a Childrens Church Service Ages 4-12 and nursery so parents can attentively enjoy the sermon!  
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Sunday Night Service

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Dec 19

Wednesday Night Service

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You can now live stream us on your phone, by downloading the free app from the app store.  Click the picture below, simply create an account and like HCOG to live stream.



Do you shop at Wal-Mart?  Sis. Tiffany is collecting receipts to scan for the backpack ministry.  She only needs your receipt for a few minutes and it allows us to earn cash back to fill these backpacks!

Hiwassee Church of God

470 Short Bark Road
Madisonville, TN   37354