If You Visit...
Visiting our church can be a meaningful experience. God has promised great blessings to all who hear his word and take it to heart (Isaiah 55:10-11; Matthew 7:24). All are welcome to come and "check us out."
It's traditional worship, and if you're used to that you'll know what to expect. If you're not used to that, prepare to join in the song of the angels and all the company of heaven; the songs of David, Zechariah, Simeon and Aaron; also the words of people like John the Baptist and Peter the Apostle set to sacred music. You see, traditional worship leans heavily upon worship as it is revealed in the Bible (Luke 2:14, Rev.5:11-13, Psalms, Luke 1:67-79, Luke 2:29-32, Numbers 6:24-26, John 1:29, John 6:68).
As the service progresses, you'll notice scriptural references for each part of the service printed right in the hymnal. Everything we do is connected to or reflects God's word and command. You'll notice also that all things point to Christ as well. Our worship centers on him. (John 5:39).
The pastor leads the service, so you won't get lost or ever feel like someone who doesn't know what's going on. As the Scriptures say, we seek to worship in a "fitting and orderly way." (1Cor. 14:40)
If you visit, we won't publicly embarrass you and force you to introduce yourself during the service; nor will we make you wear a tag or badge or GPS tracking device which marks you as a visitor. We've concluded that folks don't really want to be hassled when they're looking for a church to call their own. We might ask you to sign our guest book, but you don't have to if you don't want to.
We will certainly be friendly, but we will not smother you. If you stay around after the service you can expect someone to introduce himself and perhaps invite you to coffee (yep, it's a lutheran stereotype, but we break the stereotype by also offering ice water and tea).
To become part of a church is to form a relationship. Good relationships take time. So take your time. Check out other churches. We want anyone who becomes part of our fellowship to be fully aware of who we are, what we believe, and what we stand for.
After some time with us, you may conclude that our church is not for for you. That's okay! God go with you! But if you start thinking that maybe you want to be part of us, you may want to check out the membership section of this site.