Our Beliefs


It is the mission of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, a community of faith directed by the Word of God our Creator, sustained by His sacraments, and guided by the Holy Spirit, to reach out to all people and to invite all who trust in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior to seek to do the work of God in the areas of witness, learning, service, support and worship. 


This congregation confesses the Triune God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

This congregation confesses Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and the Gospel as the power of God for the salvation of all who believe

This congregation accepts the canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as the inspired word of God and the authoritative source and norm of its proclamation, faith and life

This congregation accepts the Apostles',Nicene and Athanasian Creeds as true declarations of the faith of this congregation

This congregation accepts the Unaltered Augsburg Confession as a true witness to the Gospel, acknowledging as one with it in faith and doctrine all churches that likewise accept the teachings of the Unaltered Augsburg Confession

This congregation accepts the other confessional writings in the Book of Concord, namely , the Apology of the Augsburg Confession, the Smalcald Articles and the Treatises, the Small Catechism, the Large Catechism, and the Formula of Concord, as further valid interpretations of the faith of the Church

This congregation confesses the Gospel, recorded in the Holy Scriptures and confessed in the ecumenical creeds and Lutheran confessional writings, as the power of God to create and sustain the Church for God's mission in the world