About Us / Our mission, promise & Initiatives


Cultivating Leaders Intentionally Engaged in the Mission of God.


Rooted in the Scriptures and growing in a relationship of mutual trust and Christian love, we promise to equip, support, and encourage you in your ministries, joyfully serving together to make disciples of Jesus Christ.


  1. Oneness. To nurture our growing unity, concord, and harmony (Ephesians 4:1-3).
  2. Meeting Expressed Challenges. To help congregations address their most urgent, self-identified challenges: aging membership, declining attendance, and financial stresses (Matthew 6:25-26).
  3. Christian Education. To strengthen our existing schools and early childhood centers and expand education ministries (Matthew 19:14).
  4. New Outreach Ministries. To encourage and support congregations and individuals in developing new outreach ministries in their communities (1 Peter 2:9).
  5. Wellness. To provide resources which promote wellness among church workers, their families, and congregations (Mark 12:30-31).
  6. Church Planting. To encourage congregations to support the planting of new churches by participating in the New Church Incubator (Luke 19:10-27).
  7. Campus Ministry. To develop and execute a comprehensive plan for campus ministry (Psalm 78:1-7).
  8. Excellence in Preaching. In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation, to move toward more excellent proclamation of the Word (2 Timothy 4:2).
  9. Professional Conduct. To hold one another accountable for conduct worthy of the gospel of Christ (Philippians 1:27).
  10. Best Practices. To train leaders in implementing best practices for ministry (Philippians 4:8-9).
  11. Public Policy Advocacy. To advocate for scriptural truth in the following areas of public policy: marriage and sexuality; sanctity of life; religious freedom; and parental choice in education (1 Peter 2:11-12). 


Adopted by the Board of Directors 09.15.2015