At Trinity Lutheran, we choose to use the traditional liturgy and hymns provided in the Lutheran Service Book.
We gather on Sunday morning with a desire to receive wonderful gifts from God. God graciously serves us when we hear the Good News about Jesus Christ and receive His sacraments. We respond to God's amazing grace with thanksgiving, praise, and confessions of faith expressed in word and song.
There is not a dress code at Trinity. Some wear boots and blue jeans, others suits and ties, some arrive directly from their jobs in work clothes, all are welcome.
If you have never attended a liturgical worship service, it may seem strange at first. The music of the church is meant to teach the faith, rather than inspire emotion. The mood of the service is reverence before the Lord, who promises to be with us as we worship.
For the sake of our visitors, Trinity Lutheran Church follows the historic practice of closed communion. The Bible teaches it is possible for the uninformed to receive the Lord's Supper in an "unworthy manner" to their own harm and even judgment. (1 Cor 11:27-29).
Believing these words, we ask visitors who are not members of a Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod congregation to remain in their pew during the service of the sacrament, enjoy the sacred hymns, and reflect on Jesus' words: "this is my body... this is the new testament in my blood."
Others who desire the sacrament are asked to speak with the pastor before the service begins.
We celebrate Holy Communion on the first, third, and fifth Sundays of each month.
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