The Gap Uniting Church adheres to the Uniting Church’s Basis of Union, which brings together aspects of foundational writings and traditions and sets out the Uniting Church’s way of living and being. It affirms the place of ongoing theological, literary, historical and scientific study.
The Uniting Church’s beliefs are drawn from:
- the Bible and the Apostles’ and Nicene Creeds;
- Reformation Witness in the Scots Confession of Faith (1560);
- the Heidelberg Catechism (1563);
- the Westminster Confession of Faith (1647);
- the Savoy Declaration (1658);
- the preaching of John Wesley in his Forty-Four Sermons (1793).