Our Beliefs (Who We Are)
A Vision and Mission Statement guides the people and ministries of St. Matthew’s.
Vision Statement: Guided by God’s Spirit and Grace, we are a community of disciples growing in faith, hope and love in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. (What we want to become)
Values: We want to be people who grow in our Spiritual fruitfulness, which is shown through the Fruit of the Spirit: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, Self-control. (Who we want to be)
We are part of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – www.elca.org) from which many of our social principles are based.
Revised and Updated Constitution, Approved in January 2017 St. Matthew’s Constitution 2017