St. Matthew is a member congregation of Lutheran
Congregations in Mission for Christ. LCMC has shown rapid growth
in its short lifetime of seventeen years, and includes (938 congregations,
750 congregations in the U.S., in 42 States & Territories
and in 17 countries). Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ
is an association of congregations and individuals who are:
" Free in Christ; " Accountable to one another;
" Rooted in the Scriptures and the Lutheran
" Working together to fulfill Christ's Great
Commission to go and make disciples of all nations.
Its members have a great respect for the reality
that the Church is where the people of God gather together
around the Word and Sacrament. The local congregation is where
the Church becomes a concrete reality for God's people.