Mission & Vision

"Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit..."
Matthew 28:19

The Vision

The vision of St. John's Lutheran Church is create a community of authentic believers and to witness a city transformed by the life-changing reality of the gospel as people come to know Jesus as their Lord and Savior.

The Mission

Our mission is to...
Love God and others
Learn to be and make disciples
Lead others to discover and live out their calling

We strive to be...

. . . a place for people looking for connection.
“I am the vine; you are the branches.”
(John 15:5)

. . . a place for those who are searching.    
“I am the way, the truth, and the life.”
(John 14:6)

. . . a place for those away from home.
“I am the door.”
(John 10:9)

. . . a place for those trying to understand.

“I am the light of the world.”  
(John 8:12)

. . . a place for finding friends.
“I am with you always.”  
(Matthew 28:20)

. . . a place for those who hunger.
“I am the bread of life.”
(John 6:48)

. . . a place for celebration.

“I am the resurrection and the life!”
(John 11:25)

. . . a place for you.
“Both the One who makes people holy and those who are being made holy are of the same family.”
(Hebrews 2:11)