Core Beliefs

The foundational Christian teachings at Nazareth:

God is creator and sovereign.

God freely sent Jesus into the world as a gift who, through the cross, conquered sin, death, and Satan.

God sends the power of the Holy Spirit to create and strengthen faith in the lives of believers.

The Holy Bible is the inspired Word of God.

God saves and changes people through a personal and living relationship with Jesus Christ.

God creates the Church. Historical creeds and confessions testify to the Church’s biblical foundation and mission.

Those given new life in Christ bring others the good news of salvation by telling the story of Jesus and living Christ’s compassion in and for the world.

God will conclude human history through the second coming of Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead.

Our Denomination:

Nazareth is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, whose mission is: Together in Jesus Christ we are freed by grace to live faithfully, witness boldly and serve joyfully.  Learn more at