As Taken Directly from the Constitution and Bylaws of Monring Star Lutheran Church:
Confession of Faith:
This congregation confesses the Triune God, Father Son and Holy Spirit
This congregation confesses Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and the Gospel as the power of God for the salvation of all who believe:
- Jesus Christ is the Word of God incarnate, through whom everything was made and through whose life, death, and resurrection God fashions a new creation.
- The proclamation of God's message to us as both Law and Gospel is the Word of God, revealing judgement and mercy through word and deed, beginning with the Word in creation, continuing in the history of Israel, and centering in all its fullness in the person and work of Jesus Christ.
- The canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testament are the written Word of God. Inspired by God's Spirit speaking through their authors, they record and announce God's revelation centering in Jesus Christ. Through the God's Spirit speaks to us to create and sustain Christian faith and fellowship for service in the world.
This congregation accepts the Canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testament as the inspired and inerrant Word of God and the authoritative source and norm of its proclamation, faith and life.