At St. Johnís
- Jesus is the only way of
- The Bible is God's inspired and
inerrant Word for faith and life.
(John 17:17; II Timothy 3:16)
- The main task of the church is
proclaiming the Word of God for the salvation of souls and
maturing of believers.
(I Corinthians 15:1-4)
- Believers are to lovingly be salt
and light in the world.
- Each congregation should be free
and living, subject only to the Word of God.
(II Corinthians 3:17)
- True Christian unity between
church fellowships must be based on faith in Jesus Christ alone
and obedience to His Word.
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We are members
of the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations:
The Association of Free Lutheran
Congregations (AFLC) is different from many Lutheran organizations as
it is not an incorporated synod. Rather, the AFLC is a fellowship of
independent Lutheran congregations bound together by the bonds of
loyalty to a common cause and common tasks. The association was created
in specific rejection of the superior authority of any ecclesiastical
organization above the congregation.
Because the AFLC seeks to be, above all, a spiritual movement, we were formed because of five principles:
- Recognition that the Bible is inerrant and the authority in all areas of life.
that the teaching and preaching of God's Word is the main task of the
Church, to be conducted in such a way that the saints are built up in
the faith and that unbelievers see their need for salvation.
that the congregation is the right form of the Kingdom of God on earth,
with no authority above it but the Word and Spirit of God.
that Christian unity is a spiritual concept, not a man-made
organization or body such as the World Council of Churches or the
National Council of Churches.
that Christians are called to be salt and light in the world, separated
from the ways of the world and that this difference is to be reflected
in the life of the congregation as well as in the institutions of the
To learn more about the AFLC, visit the Association's web