A. The Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, as “containing all things necessary to
salvation”, and as being the rule and ultimate standard of faith.
B. The Apostle’s Creed, as the Baptismal Symbol; and the Nicene Creed, as the sufficient
statement of the Christian Faith.
C. The two Sacraments ordained by Christ Himself – Baptism and the Supper of the Lord –
ministered with unfailing use of Christ’s Words of Institution, and of the elements ordained
D. The Historic Episcopate, locally adapted in the methods of its administration to the varying
needs of the nations and people called of God into the Unity of His Church.
Approved at the Lambeth Conference 1888.
Based on articles approved by the General Convention of the (Anglican) Protestant Episcopal
Church held at Chicago 1886.