We believe in one God who has revealed himself as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We know that through Christ’s death on the cross and his resurrection, we are offered the forgiveness of sin and salvation. We proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Every Sunday ELCA congregations hear God’s word from the Scriptures, pray as Jesus taught and come to the Lord’s Table expecting to receive the mercies that the Triune God promises. We are reconciled to God by God’s forgiving mercy.
Dignity, compassion and justice – Each person is created in God’s image. We respect this God-given right to dignity and, inspired by the life of Jesus, show love and compassion for all people.
Inclusion and diversity – As Christ’s church, we value the richness of God’s creation and welcome all people, appreciating our common humanity and our differences.