The root of our lives is the life Christ won for us on the Cross and which He gives to us in Baptism, in the proclamation of the Gospel, and in the Lord's Supper. As the baptized children of God, Jesus calls us together into fellowship in His church.
God also places us in a vocation - He calls us to be parents, spouses, children, citizens, employers, and employees. It is in these vocations that we serve our neighbors. We also rejoice in the fellowship and service opportunities that help us to be of physical and spiritual help to our community and to the world beyond.