Frequently Asked Questions

“The foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than man’s strength” (1 Corinthians 1:25)

What can I expect when visiting Abiding Faith?

Abiding Faith is a place where hope comes to you through God’s Word and His Sacraments.  It is where you can discover what it means to have a lifelong relationship with your Savior.You don’t have to pretend your life is perfect.  At Abiding Faith, you will find a friendly relaxed place where you will be encouraged, challenged, and taught through God’s Word how to connect to your Savior.  You will hear God’s Word as it applies to you in your daily life.

What is a worship service at Abiding Faith like?

At Abiding Faith, we'll give you straight, honest talk about the issues that concern you as well as the feelings that trouble you. The familiar Lutheran format of our worship services and Pastor Schleis' messages will put your life into the context of God's Word so that you can see His purpose and promises for you. We pray that church worship at Abiding Faith will connect with you, your heart, and your life.

What do I wear to worship at Abiding Faith?

You don’t have to dress up to come to Abiding Faith. We want you to come to church just as you are.

Do you offer child care?

Abiding Faith offers small group Sunday school classes for children ages 5+ to learn God's Word with other kids in their age group. Children are always welcome our worship services, and a cry room is made available for comfort.

When is worship at Abiding Faith?

Sunday school and adult Bible class begin on Sunday mornings at 9:15AM with worship service following at 10:30AM. Services are recorded and made available online here at and on Youtube and Facebook. Seasonal services are announced in your Sunday worship service folder and online and social media platforms.

Where is Abiding Faith located?

Abiding Faith is located across Stewart Valley Dr. from Stewartsboro Elementary School in Smyrna, TN. Our address is 10411 Old Nashville Hwy Smyrna, TN 37167 USA.

We would love to pray for you!

God wants us to pray to him, and he promises to answer every one of our prayers. Let us pray for you!