The mission of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church and School is to spread the good news of the Gospel to all the world. Children are no exception. Holy Trinity and all schools within the Church of the Lutheran Confession (CLC) are dedicated to proclaiming the Good News of Christ crucified for all mankind. Our education is Christ-first, not self-first or human-first. Our teachings and practices are as narrow and broad as the Scriptures themselves, since we bow only to the authority of our Lord’s inerrant Word. These same teachings and practices reach beyond the school subject of religion and permeate through all other subjects and activities each and every day. The salvation won for us through the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ is the driving force behind all our efforts as a confessional Lutheran (church) and school.
–Excerpts taken and amended from clclutheran.org home page
The school is an extension of the home. Along with the knowledge that Holy Trinity is providing a solid education for their children, parents acknowledge that they are placing their children under our spiritual care. In doing so, the faculty and staff of Holy Trinity confess and also teach the children to confess…
– …the Bible is the inspired and unerring Word of God.
– …the Scripture-based teachings of Luther’s Small Catechism.* Its Six Chief Parts are outlined as follows:
- The Ten Commandments
- The Apostles Creed
- The Lord’s Prayer
- The Sacrament of Holy Baptism
- The Ministry of the Keys and Confession
- The Sacrament of the Altar (The Lord’s Supper)
– …Scripture itself is the source and foundation of Christian teaching
– …any teachings or influences contrary to Scripture will not be tolerated.
The educational blessings continue past the application of God’s Word in every day school life. Besides this application, our students are blessed with the firm likelihood of individualized attention in a smaller classroom setting, the learning of memory work, singing on selected Sundays during church services, participating in the Christmas Eve program.
Beginning in 6th grade they will take part in Catechism classes with pastor. While test scores can say one thing about our school, the voices of such pale in comparison to the final spiritual score for which we strive at Holy Trinity. That is that all students come to a closer, personal relationship with their Savior, and that through Him there is hope after this earthly life. That hope rests in the eternal salvation won for all sinners through the death and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
*Luther’s Small Catechism is part of the Book of Concord of 1580 in which contain the creeds of the Church of theLutheran Confession. These documents are Scriptural and confessed without qualification.