Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Sun Prairie, WI

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church

3416 Swansee Ridge
Sun Prairie, WI 53590-9495

Phone: 608-837-3308

The Catechism: The Creeds

  1. What are the creeds?
  2. The creeds are statements of our basic beliefs about God.
  1. How many creeds does this Church use in its worship?
  2. This Church uses two creeds: The Apostles' Creed and the Nicene Creed.
  1. What is the Apostles' Creed?
  2. The Apostles' Creed is the ancient creed of Baptism; it is used in the Church's daily worship to recall our Baptismal Covenant.
  1. What is the Nicene Creed?
  2. The Nicene Creed is the creed of the universal Church and is used at the Eucharist.
  1. What, then, is the Athanasian Creed?
  2. The Athanasian Creed is an ancient document proclaiming the nature of the Incarnation and of God as Trinity.
  1. What is the Trinity?
  2. The Trinity is one God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

The text of the Catechism is from the Book of Common Prayer, 1979, Episcopal (USA), pages 843-862.