crossOur Beliefs

As Lutherans, we believe in the Triune God. God created and loves all of creation — the earth and the seas and all of the world’s inhabitants. We believe that God’s Son, Jesus Christ, transforms lives through his death on the cross and his new life, and we trust that God’s Spirit is active in the world.

We are part of God’s unfolding plan. When we gather for worship, we connect with believers everywhere. When we study the Bible or hear God’s word in worship, we are drawn more deeply into God’s own saving story.

The convictions shared by Christians from many different traditions are expressed in statements of belief called creeds. These ecumenical creeds that Lutherans affirm and use in worship confess the faith of the church through the ages and around the world.

For more information, please see the “ELCA Teaching” section of the ELCA website

Grace Lutheran Church is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The ELCA is the largest Lutheran denomination in North America, with nearly 10,000 congregations and 4 million members. We are a part of the Southeastern Minnesota Synod.

Our mission statement is: “Bringing People Together and Becoming Disciples for Christ!”