Eric and Heather Umsted are the pastors of Circle of Faith Ministries (COFM) and have been serving together in various ministries since marrying in 1994. They were part of the founding of COFM in 2000 and has served as pastors since 2007.
Eric and Heather have been blessed with 13 children. Home educators since 2005, they answered the call to become foster parents in 2013. They are passionate about encouraging families to put God at the center of their homes, maintaining that string faith creates strong families.
Our Statement of Beliefs:
We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.
We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly and holy life.
We believe that the only way to eternal life is through maintaining an ongoing and personal relationship with Jesus Christ.