Our Beliefs

With the universal Christian Church, The Lutheran Church teaches and responds to the love of the Triune God:  the Father, creator of all that exists;  Jesus Christ, the Son, who became human to suffer and die for the sins of all human beings and to rise to life again in the ultimate victory over death and Satan;  and the Holy Spirit, who creates faith through God's Word and Sacraments.  The three persons of the Trinity are coequal and coeternal, one God.

Being "Lutheran"

Our congregations accept and preach the Bible-based teachings of Martin Luther that inspired the reformation of the Christian Church in the 16th century.  The teaching of Luther and the reformers can be summarized in three phrases: Grace alone, Faith alone, Scripture alone.


Grace Alone  —  Sola Gratia

From the fall from grace, described in Genesis in the Garden of Eden, humanity remains in a condition of being self-centered and spiritually corrupt. We are in a constant state of rejecting God's grace to be in a perfect spiritual relationship with Him.

God must deal with sin. Otherwise, He would be unjust. However, the good news is that God was in Jesus the Messiah, reconciling the world to himself. 


Faith Alone​  —  Sola Fide

By His suffering and death as the substitute for all people of all time, Jesus purchased and won forgiveness and eternal life for them.  Those who hear this Good News and believe it have the eternal life that it offers.  God creates faith in Christ and gives people forgiveness through him.



Scripture Alone  —  Sola Scriptura

The Bible is God's inerrant and infallible Word, in which he reveals his Law and his Gospel of salvation in Jesus Christ.  It is the sole rule and norm for Christian doctrine.



Who is Jesus?

For more than 2,000 years people have asked this question.  We were not present when Jesus lived on this earth, but in the Bible we have the record of his birth, life, death on the cross, and resurrection.  Through the study of the Bible, you can seek the answer to this age-old question.

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