The Lutheran Church takes its name
from the leading figure of the Protestant Reformation of the 1500's, Martin Luther. From the time of the Reformation, the
focus of the Lutheran Church has been that God loves us unconditionally. There is nothing in our lives, good or bad, which
can increase or decrease that love. We are made right with God through the death of His Son, Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness
of our sins. We are adopted as His children as a gift of His grace.
Through a personal
relationship that God sets up in Jesus Christ we discover that all we are and all we have is a gift from God. This compels
us to respond to this love by being His servants in a broken and hurting world.
as Christians proclaim the Good news: God has done it all in Jesus Christ! As His disciples, we reach out to meet all human