About the LCMS

St. Peter’s is a member of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) is a mission-oriented, Bible-based, confessional Christian denomination headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., founded on the teachings of Martin Luther. The LCMS is a conservative denomination and is the second largest Lutheran body in the United Sates. The official mission of the LCMS is:

“In grateful response to God’s grace and empowered by the Holy Spirit through Word and Sacraments, the mission of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is vigorously to make known the love of Christ by word and deed within our churches, communities and the world.”