Traditional Worship

What is traditional worship like at ALC?

  • Traditional worship at ALC follows the Lutheran liturgy and tradition that has made Lutheranism special for centuries. Pipe organ and piano accompany the service as well as hand bells on special occasions. Worship is held in the chapel on the south side of our church building (in the sanctuary on the north side of our church building the last Sunday of every month) and Holy Communion is celebrated every Sunday.
  • The worship service is participation-oriented, as the congregation is encouraged to participate as lay readers, assisting ministers, acolytes, and even small children help with the distribution of Holy Communion.

What types of music should I expect to hear at Traditional worship?

  • Music at the traditional worship service is a blend of Lutheran favorites and gospel hymns and songs as well as contemporary worship and praise choruses. The congregation has a strong preference for a variety of music, regardless of the age of the song, hymn, or liturgy. 
  • The Chancel Choir leads the worship music and prepares anthems and special music throughout the church year. The Alamance Ringers prepare and play beautiful handbell music on special occasions.

Who is welcome at the Traditional worship service?

  • All are welcome at 11:00am contemporary worship, regardless of class, race, age, or creed.
  • A diversity of ages attends the service and children are welcome anytime.