Beliefs, Mission, and History
Our Beliefs:
  • The only true God is the Triune God, three distinct persons - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit - in one divine being.
  • The Bible is the true and inspired Word of God and the only way to know the true God.
  • The Bible is the only source of spiritual life.
  • We cannot get to Heaven by our own efforts.
  • God has provided a way for us to get to Heaven.  God sent Jesus, his only son, to die on the cross to take our sins away.
  • God gives meaning and purpose to our lives through his love.
  • God continues to strengthen us for daily life and builds us up through the Bible's message of Jesus and through the sacraments.
  • These statements are only a brief summary of our teachings.  For a more in depth look, follow this link.

Our Mission:
  • Share God's Word and sacraments with his people.
  • Provide Christian education for the young.
  • Share God's Word with the people of our community and the world.

Our History
  • 1869  Church organized
  • 1873  First church building dedicated
  • 1888  Second church building dedicated
  • 1891  Parsonage built
  • 1894  1st school established
  • 1896  1st Pipe organ installed
  • 1900  New school dedicated
  • 1910  Current church building dedicated
  • 1911  Senior choir organized
  • 1929  Present pipe organ dedicated
  • 1941  New three room school constructed
  • 1955  3 classroom addition added to school
  • 1962  An additional 3 classroom added to school 
  • 1989  Sanctuary of church is redecorated
  • 2007  Stained glass repaired
  • 2013  Building on the Rock project began, old school demolished
  • 2014  Dedication of Building on the Rock project