Mission and Values of Grace Lutheran Church

We are a Christian congregation strengthened by worship, welcoming all and dedicated to sharing God’s grace in the Community.

God’s Work. Our Hands.

What We Teach

We teach that God is a loving, forgiving God: a God of Grace: That is, that we cannot earn God’s favor by what we do, but God extends love and forgiveness, for free. “Grace” is love un-earned, because we cannot by our own power, earn it. And our thankful response to this Grace, is being gracious to the world: by caring for it, in many forms.

We teach about a God who came to us in the flesh, in the person of Jesus Christ: who reached out to the needy and lost, without first checking their religion, nationality, or lifestyle. All who are in need are Children of God who qualify. And Christ beckoned us to “follow him” in the same Way.

We teach about a God who died for us, and as He died, stretched out holy arms to all, saying, “Father, forgive them, they know not what they do”. We sing “Lamb of God, you take away the sin of the world, have mercy on us… grant us peace”. Come and worship, and hear more!

We lift up the Bible in the ELCA as containing God’s Holy Word. We read it with respect to literary, contextual, and historical criticism, and always through the eyes of the saving Gospel. We ask ourselves, “Does this passage increase my love and understanding of another person or persons the way Jesus showed us?” or “Does this passage increase my judgment and separation from another person or persons?” What does this mean? We ask questions and more questions, and we “live” the blessed questions which cause us to grow and change and see a glimpse of the Kingdom which is among us. We provide a safe place, to be, and to evolve, as God calls. Come join us! We are on a journey……