We celebrate what God has done for us by proclaiming the Word and celebrating Holy Communion. We invite all people of all ages to fully participate in these worship experiences.
Many people think that the one hour they spend in church on Sunday morning is to serve God. Not so! We serve God with our whole lives, all hours of the week, as we live the lives He has given us as fathers, mothers, sons and daughters, workers, and friends.
When we gather together in church it is the time that our Savior serves us. He comes to us with His gifts of Word and Sacrament and feeds us, strengthens our faith, so that we can live as His children in this fallen world. As the Scriptures tell us, Jesus came “not to be served, but to serve.” And this He is still doing in the church. Here we come to receive from Him!
We celebrate Holy Communion in remembrance of Jesus’ initiation of this meal with His disciples. Our communion is open to all who are baptized and who believe that Jesus’ body and blood are present in the bread and wine served at the table. Young, pre-communion children are welcome at our table for a blessing. Various celebrations of the church year such as Christ-mas, Easter and Pentecost reflect the ancient history of the Lutheran Church. All seasons of the church year such as Advent, Epiphany, Lent and Easter bring colors and banners which add to the richness of each season.