Our Vision Statement and Mission

Our Vision Statement

Following Christ and Living It

Because of our new life in J esus as the body of Christ, we commit to grow in Him by:

  • Receiving the gifts of forgiveness and life through God’s Word and Sacraments
  • Trusting in God’s promises
  • Praying fervently
  • Rejoicing in the Church’s worship and musical traditions
  • Inviting all who seek a deeper connection with God and meaning in life
  • Providing a faith home for the whole family
  • Engaging people’s gifts for service
  • Celebrating Christian fellowship actions:

Because of our new life in Jesus as the body of Christ, we commit to touch the lives of others by:

  • Sharing the good news of the Gospel in word and deed
  • Responding to community needs by the power of the Holy Spirit
  • Ministering to the sojourners among us
  • Practicing Christian stewardship of all our God-given resources
  • Sharing God’s love by reaching out to the lonely and the struggling
  • Engaging the culture and community through education and proclamation

Our Mission

The Lutheran Church of the Messiah is a “town-gown” congregation that serves the Princeton academic community and the people of the surrounding area.

We gather as a loving fellowship of believers in Christ to joyfully praise and serve the Lord, using our God-given gifts to build up each other in the faith.

With a spirit of unity and gratitude, we go forth in the power of the Holy Spirit, sharing with all God’s forgiveness, love, peace, and life, ministering to the needs of others.