Our identity is found in the person and work of Jesus Christ and the full forgiveness of sins that we have in him. This identity supports and is supported by the following:
We are a biblical church, believing and living our lives in accordance with the inspired, infallible, and inerrant Word of God — the Bible.
We are a confessional church, preaching and teaching in
conformity with Lutheran doctrine and practice as presented in the Book of Concord.
We are a liturgical church, worshipping by using the historic rites, texts, and hymns of Christianity, celebrating their reverent forms and rich, Christ-centered content.
We are a sacramental church, finding peace through our Baptism into Christ and his feeding us with his body and blood for the forgiveness of our sins in Holy Communion.
We are a catechetical church, emphasizing the central place of a thorough Christian education in the home and congregation.
We are a family church, holding up the blessings and importance of fathers, mothers, and children in the lives of Christians.