We Believe:

We are saved by the grace of God alone - not by anything we do

Our salvation is through faith alone - trusting in God, who in Christ promises us forgiveness, life, and salvation

The Bible is the norm for faith and life - the true standard by which teachings and doctrines are judgedGrace Lutheran church is part of the Northern Illinois Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

Teachings of the ELCA
About the ELCA

The ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with more than 3 million members in about 9,000 worshiping communities across the 50 states and in the Caribbean region. Known as the church of "God's work. Our hands.," the ELCA emphasizes the saving grace of God through faith in Jesus Christ, unity among Christians and service in the world. The ELCA's roots are in the writings of the German church reformer Martin Luther. Learn more at ELCA.org.