OUR MINIMUM BELIEFS AND AGREEMENTS
We believe there are non-material planes of being or levels of consciousness that everyone can experience, the highest of these being the spiritual plane, and that the spirit is identical and one in all of creation.
We believe that abuse of any substance is counterproductive to achieving a higher consciousness.
We agree to strive for a high level of consciousness in our daily lives and to accept personal responsibility for our actions.
We believe that marriage, childbirth, and death are sacraments of our church.
We agree that child rearing and care of the elderly are holy responsibilities.
We believe that being truthful and compassionate is instrumental to living together in peace.
We agree to be honest and compassionate in our relationships with each other.
We believe that the earth is sacred.
We believe in non-violence and pacifism and are conscientiously opposed to war.
We agree to keep no guns or other weapons in the community, to resolve conflicts or disagreements in a non-violent manner, and to be respectful of the forests, fields, streams, and wildlife that are under our care.
We agree that the community is a wildlife sanctuary with no hunting for sport or food.
We agree that livestock, fish or fowl will not be raised in the community for slaughter.
The church has no name in accord with our beliefs; “church of The Farm Spiritual Community” is used only for descriptive purposes.