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Community

A Community of Believers

There’s a place for you!

We’re so glad you’re interested in Living Word Free Lutheran Church! One of the major aspects of living a Christian life is being involved in Christian community together. As we follow and love Jesus, we learn to love our community even deeper.

You can find several ways to get involved within our church community below. While the order below is a recommended process, these steps don’t necessarily have to be taken in this order.

 

ways to Get Involved

Grow

Grow in and be rooted in your faith. Dig into the Word with our blog, sermons, livestream services, weekly events and resources.

Learn

Learn more about Living Word’s mission, vision and core values.

Attend

Attend a Discovering Living Word class to get an in-depth look at how the church works.

Membership

Membership is not a requirement at Living Word, but it does allow you vote and participate in congregational meetings and serve on Church Council.

Serve

We love to have individuals and families in the congregation join us in serving the Lord. Examples of opportunities include serving meals at The Banquet, teaching Sunday School, volunteering at Vacation Bible School, involvement on the Worship Team or as a Greeter.

Connect

If you are a member or regular attender at Living Word, utilize our Church Community Builder software.

Interested in Becoming a Member?

You don’t have to be a member to be valued and actively involved at Living Word Free Lutheran Church, however, the privileges and responsibilities of membership are valuable:

  • While non-members may attend congregational meetings, one needs to be a member of the church in order to vote.
  • Consideration at congregational meetings regarding areas such as budget, staffing, mission, vision and core values
  • Eligibility to serve on the church council, the leadership group elected by the congregation each year
  • Full attendance and voting privileges at the Annual Conference of the AFLC, our larger church body

Our process for becoming a member is tailored to your needs. Time is spent together with the pastor examining the basic doctrines of Christianity and answering any questions about ministries or programs in the congregation. After meeting with the pastors, the Deacon Board brings your name forward to the congregation to be received as a member during a congregational meeting.

Get Involved

Getting involved in the work of the congregation is a vital part of the core values of Living Word. We want to make it as easy as possible for you use your gifts and passions as you are called by God.

Each ministry page will allow you to find a way to get involved. If we don’t have a ministry that you’re passionate about, let us know!

 

Visit the ministries page to find a ministry you’d like to be involved in, or contact us about one you’d like to start.

Let us get to know you

Have questions about Living Word or have something you’d like us to pray for? Fill out this simple form and we will be in touch!

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