Sheridan’s Mission Statement
Sheridan Lutheran Church is a community of Christ’s faithful followers, who have been called by God to love deeply, grow spiritually and share abundantly!
Love, Faith, Hope, Humility and Compassion.
Sheridan is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA). The ELCA has nearly 10,500 congregations across the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and nearly five million members.
Basic Beliefs of the ELCA
This church confesses the Triune God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
This church confesses Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and the Gospel as the power of God for the salvation of all who believe
This church accepts the canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as the inspired Word of God and the authoritative source and norm of its proclamation, faith, and life.
This church accepts the Apostles', Nicene, and Athanasian Creeds as true declarations of the faith of this church.
This church confesses the Gospel, recorded in the Holy Scriptures and confessed in the ecumenical creeds and Lutheran confessional writings, as the power of God to create and sustain the Church for God's mission in the world.
More about the ELCA’s beliefs can be found at: