A Proud Member of the NALC

We invite you to consider the North American Lutheran Church (NALC). The NALC is a new Lutheran church for confessing Lutherans looking for a church that is faithful in its preaching and practice to the Holy Bible and to the teachings of the Lutheran Confessions. Nearly 400 congregations—from Puerto Rico to Canada and all across the U.S.— have already joined the NALC. We hope that you too will see the NALC as a church that will enable you to carry out your mission and ministry faithfully.

The NALC embodies the theological center of Lutheranism in North America. It is a church committed to the authority of the Bible as the inspired Word of God and the authoritative source and norm of its proclamation, faith, and life. In keeping with the Lutheran Confessions, we believe all doctrines should and must be judged by the teaching of Scripture.

The NALC is committed to shaping its life around four core values: Christ Centered, Mission Driven, Traditionally Grounded, and Congregationally Focused.

Many congregations joining the NALC are leaving churches that have moved away from traditional Biblical teaching. But the NALC is much more than a reaction to the errors of other church bodies. The NALC is a renewed Lutheran community moving forward in faith and mission, focused on living out Christ’s Great Commission to go and make disciples.