Evangelical Lutheran Church is a traditional, liturgical,
Biblical congregation, committed to ministering to sinners with
the forgiving presence of Christ.
Traditional. That means we donít try to reinvent the wheel here.
We have a high regard for that which has gone on before us in
the Christian Church and we honor those men and women of the
faith who walked before us.
are Liturgical. This means we use traditional worship forms that
have served Christís Church faithfully in generations past.
Here at St. Johnís we use The Lutheran Hymnal also known as TLH.
We have communion on the first and second Sundays of each month
using ďThe Order of Holy CommunionĒ from TLH. On the third
Sunday, we follow ďThe Order of MatinsĒ for our worship service.
And on the fourth and fifth Sundays we follow ďThe Order of
Morning Service.Ē We make use of other services at different
times throughout the year, and when we have evening services
(Advent, Lent, and a few other evening services throughout the
Finally, and of
most importance, we are also Biblical. We believe that God, the
creator of heaven and earth, has spoken to all of humanity
through the written Word that has been recorded in the Bible. We
use such terms as "inerrancy" and "infallible" to describe the
Bible because we believe it to be Godís Word. It contains no
errors nor will it lead you astray.
We have a number
of groups within our congregation which take time to study
Godís word, have fellowship, and serve St. Johnís in many and
various ways. To find out more use the link above marked Groups.