|What We Stand For
Peace stands on the
Good News of God's unconditional love for everyone
in Jesus Christ. "Growing with God's grace" is our
purpose. We help people grow spiritually by
connecting them to God's love. We grow as capable
people, serving our community and reaching out
around the world. We grow constantly, welcoming new
people to our fellowship.
Our Five Guiding Principles
l. Jesus is Lord and Savior:
We are accountable to him and to each other
under his guidance.
2. Forgiveness, compassion and respect for
all: We are respectful to all God's
3. Minister to God's hurting people inside
and outside the church: We serve those in
4. Equip and empower disciples for
leadership: God's Holy Spirit empowers
people as they serve.
5. Show God's love with generous hearts:
Peace is a generous congregation, known
throughout our area for heartfelt sharing.
Peace is part of
the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, with
more than 10,000 congregations across the U.S.,
Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and 4.2 million
members. We are linked through the Lutheran World
Federation to the largest global movement of
Peace's confession of faith rests on the Bible as
the written Word of God and the inspired source of
our teaching, revealed in Jesus the Living Word of
God. Here's a link to a fuller statement of our