Teaching of the Church
EMC is a Christian church that has as its purpose to proclaim the Word of God, administer sacraments, advance religious and moral education, and foster Christian culture. Methodist Church wants to be a bridge builder between human being and God by proclaiming faith, hope, love and salvation that can become available for every person through Jesus Christ. The basis for the teaching and the work of EMC is Old and New Testament; Apostolic, Nicene and Athanasian Creed; the Articles of Religion and church order of the United Methodist Church; and legal acts of EMC. The work and ethical principles of EMC are based on Bible, church order of the United Methodist Church, Non-Profit Associations Act, and Churches and Congregations Act of the Republic of Estonia, and Code of Ethics for Non-Profit Organizations.