Our Saviour is undergoing an ethos journey. An ethos is another word for identity, but much deeper than that. We are embarking on this journey with the phrase, Catch and Release. This is to understand how we have been caught by the Gospel and Released from sin and every hinderance in order to proclaim that Gospel. This we do so that others may come to know (be caught) by this same releasing Gospel of Jesus Christ which we have been caught by.
Much more on this will be written in the coming months. This phrase is the background behind our new logo and will drive our future mission statement and plan.
Until that time and as we carry forward, we respect, admire, and revere our past and history for it is from the hard work and dedication of those in Our Saviour's history who have themselves been caught by the Gospel and Released from every hindrance and have brought us, by God's grace, to where we are today.
Following Jesus – Walking and growing together as we make disciples of Christ.
We are disciples of Jesus walking and growing together under the banner of Our Saviour Lutheran Church as we make disciples of Christ.
As we walk together, we are actively being equipped by the Holy Spirit through God’s Word and Sacraments (Baptism and Lord’s Supper). We are committed to a strong faith-relationship with the Triune God through frequent worship, baptismal renewal, prayer, fellowship, spiritual growth, and stewardship of God’s gifts. This living faith equips us to meet the trials of this life with Godly courage and to defend the faith while under the assaults of the evil one.
As disciples of Jesus, we are motivated by the love of Christ for all people and committed to God’s mission to seek and save the lost. We hold one another accountable. We engage those around us by displaying the fruits of the Spirit through loving service to the gathering of believers and our community at large. Using our Spirit-given gifts and talents, we witness to the life-changing power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
–Put in motion on May 5, 2014 by the Board of Elders