Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement

Our Mission is defined

  • By our Savior in Matthew 28:19-20: Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and
  • By the apostle Peter in II Peter 3:18: Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
  • And also by the apostle Paul in Ephesians 4:12: To prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up

St. Matthew Ev. Lutheran Church serves

  • To reach out with the pure Gospel of our Lord and Savior to Olivia and the surrounding areas
  • To support the proclamation of the Gospel throughout the nation and the world
  • To provide opportunities for spiritual growth and Christian service to all members of our congregation

All of the efforts of our congregation and its organizations shall be directed by the above Christian principles.