Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity
 
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             We believe in and confess the Triune God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.  We confess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and the salvation of all who believe in him.  He is the sole and unique path to God; no one comes to the Father, except through him.  Jesus is the Word of God incarnate, through whom everything was made and through whose life, death, and resurrection God fashions a new creation.  The Good News of Christianity, the Gospel is that by God’s love and mercy all are invited into that new creation through Jesus Christ.
 
            We believe that Jesus Christ reveals God’s love for every human being.  He reveals his Father in heaven’s desire to forgive and the call for all people to return to God.  Christ’s birth, death on the cross, and Resurrection show the extent to which God is willing to go to save humanity, though we have broken relationship with him by our sin. 
 
            We believe that the canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments are the written Word of God.  They are the authoritative source and norm of this congregation’s proclamation, faith, and life. Inspired by God's Spirit speaking through their authors, they record and announce God's revelation centering in Jesus Christ. They reveal both God’s judgment and mercy.  Through them God's Spirit speaks to us to create and sustain Christian faith and fellowship for service in the world.
 
            This congregation accepts the Apostles', Nicene, and Athanasian Creeds as true declarations of the faith of the church.  We accept the Unaltered Augsburg Confession as a true witness to the Gospel.  Likewise, this congregation accepts the other confessional writings of the Book of Concord, namely, the Apology of the Augsburg Confession, the Smalcald Articles and the Treatise, the Small Catechism the Large catechism, and the Formula of Concord, as further valid interpretations of the faith of the church.
 
            We believe that God gives this congregation the mission to serve all people in love as our Savior has served us.  It is both our duty and our joy to love those around us as Christ has loved us.  Further, we take seriously our Lord’s command to baptize all nations in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
 
Holy Trinity is a member of Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC), which is an association of congregations and individuals who are free in Christ, accountable to one another, rooted in the Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions and working together to fulfill Christ's Great Commission to go and make disciples of all nations.
 
Holy Trinity is also a member of the North American Lutheran Church (NALC), a church committed to the authority of the Bible as the inspired Word of God and the authoritative source and norm of its proclamation, faith, and life.  The NALC is committed to shaping its life around four core values: Christ Centered, Mission Driven, Traditionally Grounded, and Congregationally Focused.