With the universal Christian Church,
Lutheran Church teaches and responds to
the love of the Triune God: the Father, creator
of all that exists; Jesus Christ, the Son, who
became human to suffer and die for the sins of
all human beings and to rise to life again in
the ultimate victory over death and Satan; and
the Holy Spirit, who creates faith through God's
Word and Sacraments. The three persons of the
Trinity are coequal and coeternal, one God.
our congregations accept and teach Bible-based
that inspired the reformation of the Christian
Church in the 16th century. The teaching of
Luther and the reformers can be summarized in
three short phrases:
Grace alone, Faith
alone, Scripture alone.
God loves the people of the world, even though
they are sinful, rebel against Him and do not
deserve His love. He sent Jesus, His Son, to
love the unlovable and save the ungodly.
By His suffering and death as
the substitute for all people of all time, Jesus
purchased and won forgiveness and eternal life
for them. Those who hear this Good News and
believe it have the eternal life that it offers.
God creates faith in Christ and gives people
forgiveness through Him.
is God's inerrant and infallible Word, in which
He reveals His Law and His
of salvation in Jesus Christ. It is the sole
rule and norm for Christian doctrine.
Who is Jesus?
For more than 2,000 years people have asked the
We were not present when Jesus lived on this
earth, but in the Bible we have the record of
his birth, life, death on the cross, and
resurrection. Study of the Bible, God's
Word, will enable you to seek out the answer to
this age-old question.
is comprised of congregations, pastors, and
deacons committed to sharing the Gospel of Jesus
Christ. Our confessions and practices are based
on the foundation of God's Word and the belief
that God's gift of salvation is found only
through faith in Jesus Christ, God's only Son.
In more than 325 congregations, from British
Columbia to Nova Scotia, this message is
proclaimed in word and deed.
The Lutheran church is a direct result of the
Protestant Reformation begun in 1517 by Martin
Luther in Wittenberg, Germany. Lutheran
Church–Canada was founded in 1988 when the
Canadian congregations of St. Louis-based
The Lutheranhurch-Missouri Synod
formed an autonomous Canadian church with three
The denomination retains
close ties with the LCMS and other Lutheran
church bodies around the world which follow the
Biblically-based Lutheran Confessions.