We ‘re glad you have stopped by. As a community of faith for 151 years, we share a passion for making positive changes in our community and world. Our vision is to reach every person with the love of Christ and we hope you feel that love when you worship with us. We look forward to sharing Christ's love with you.
What should I wear?
Come as you are! You will find a variety of attire, from suits, dresses, khakis, jeans, and shorts for indoor and outdoor worship.
What are your beliefs?
As a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), we share a living, daring confidence in God's grace. Our faith is built on a strong belief in God as made known to us in Jesus Christ. Through worship, service, and education, we practice our faith, grow our relationship with God and experience God's grace in our lives. Join us as we do God's work in Christ's name for the life of the world.
What is your worship style?
Each service has its own unique worship style. Sermon series educate and inspire us as we grow in our faith together.
Sat. 5 PM is a smaller traditional service with weekly communion.
Sun. 8 AM is traditional and features a rotation of choirs and bell ringers.
Sun. 10:30 AM is contemporary with a praise band leading worship (outdoors by the lake at 9:30 AM June-August).
Wednesday 6:30 PM worship follows the confirmation curriculum and is open to everyone.
During Lent, starting with Ash Wednesday March 6, we offer Lenten worship Wednesdays at 6:30 PM. A Soup Supper starts at 5 PM.
Can I take communion?
Yes, all who believe that Christ is present in the bread and wine - with grace and forgiveness of sins – are encouraged to participate.
Juice and Gluten-free wafers are always available. Communion is offered weekly Sat 5 PM, and the 1st & 3rd Sun. at 8 & 10:30 AM.
How are children involved in worship?
During Sunday Worship (9:30 AM June - August, 8 & 10:30 AM Sept. - May) pastors gather with children 3 -8 yrs. for a fun, child-friendly message based on the day’s sermon. After the message children are invited to Children's Church which uses drama, crafts & activities to expand on the day's sermon (Sept. - May at the 10:30 AM worship service) . Children return to their parents after the sermon.
Do you have a Nursery?
Yes, our caring Nursery staff and volunteers engage children birth - 4 yrs with Bible stories, crafts, activities and an abundance of tender loving care. Available Sunday mornings 7:45 AM until the end of 10:30 AM worship (June - August 9:30 AM worship only).
Do you have Sunday School?
Yes, join us at 9:00 am on Sundays (Sept. 9 - May 19). Classes are held in our lower level Fellowship Hall. Ask for leaders Mollie, Marcie, LaVina or an adult or youth leader who can help you. Parents are welcome to stay. We look forward to seeing you!
Do you have Adult Classes on Sunday?
Yes, join us at 9:00 AM on Sundays (Sept. 9 - May 19). A variety of classes and fellowship groups are held. You can also enjoy Coffee or Tea, donuts and fresh fruit in our Gathering Area. We brew fair trade Mt. Meru coffee.