The Mission of St. Luke's Lutheran Church
St. Luke’s exists in order to communicate the Lutheran understanding of the gospel of Jesus Christ to everyone through a community that seeks warmth and meaning in everyday life.
St. Luke’s mission is to address the community with respect through:
in a fellowship faithful to Jesus Christ and committed to growth in response to our Lord’s Great Commission:
“Go therefore and make disciples.”
By God’s acceptance of us in Holy Baptism, we have been marked as a people called to reach out and welcome all. Rooted in the catholic faith, renewed by the rediscovered freedom of the Gospel in the Protestant Reformation; energized by the message of God’s love through faith alone in the crucified and resurrected Christ, our mission is to spread the Word of God through the gifts we have been given. Foremost is the gift of God’s living Word, Jesus Christ, coming to us through Holy Scripture and sacraments. We are a people who enjoy diverse backgrounds, yet, in common we share our struggles while affirming the gifts of faith, hope, love, and forgiveness. Come visit, worship, and grow with us.
-Reverend Dr. William J. Damrow
We congratulate our new Bishop, Paul Egensteiner, on being elected Bishop of the Metropolitan New York Synod. Members of St. Luke’s were so honored to be at the Installation of Bishop Egensteiner on November 16, 2019.