“Praise the Lord!I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart,in the company of the upright, in the congregation."-- Psalm 111:1 Beloved in Christ, It’s time. On October 3rd, we are going to transition from fully remote to hybrid worship, meeting in the building and online simultaneously. We believe that the high vaccination… Continue reading We’re Reopening! Welcome Back.
Please read the full post for COVID-19 safety details. We're thrilled to return to in person group ukulele lessons this fall and winter. We invite students in grades 3-8 to join us. If you have a student who is a little older and is still interested, please register anyway and we will reach out to… Continue reading Fall 2021 Ukulele Lessons
Edited to add: Due to low registration, we regret to inform you that this year's virtual Camp Uke and Song-Writing Camp have been postponed. We look forward to sharing another weeklong music camp experience during a future school break, dates to be determined. We invite all interested campers to instead join us for weekly ukulele… Continue reading 2021 Summer Music Camps: Postponed
First Lutheran Church is proud to offer a new program: song-writing camp! Offered over February break, we will meet for one hour each week day to learn the basics of contemporary song-writing. Small groups of students will be led by local singer-songwriters through a new curriculum developed by Berklee student Charissa Hoffman. We'll take a… Continue reading New: Song-Writing Camp!
After celebrating the winter holidays, we're excited to continue offering group ukulele lessons in January. We invite students in grades 3-8 to join us. If you have a student who is a little older and is still interested, please register anyway and we will reach out to you to make sure we can accommodate your… Continue reading Winter Ukulele Lessons
The way we celebrate Christmas will be different from other years. We'll be in our homes instead of at church, with only those we live with rather than additional family or friends - but Christmas Eve worship can still be meaningful and engaging for people of all ages. We invite you to join us in… Continue reading Christmas During COVID
Our culture has created a model for womanhood in part based on our interpretations of women in the Bible - and those women are often painted in black and white, either paradigms of virtue or pure villains. We’ll reflect together on the stories of 8 women, revisiting familiar stories and discovering details we overlooked. In… Continue reading Women of Valor
Our ministry at First Lutheran Church is partnering with ELCA World Hunger to raise funds for our work with the Bread of Life in Malden. This feeding ministry serves people right here in our neighborhood, and they've seen the need for food triple since the pandemic began. With the spread of COVID-19 in the United States and… Continue reading Daily Bread Matching Grant
After a terrific Virtual Camp Uke, we're excited to continue offering group ukulele lessons this fall and winter. We invite students in grades 3-8 to join us. If you have a student who is a little older and is still interested, please register anyway and we will reach out to you to make sure we… Continue reading Fall 2020 Ukulele Lessons
Grace to you and peace through Jesus Christ. Beloved church, the recommendations regarding the coronavirus have changed rapidly over the course of the past week. Many of our previous plans no longer apply. Now some advise not gathering in groups of 25 or more. As followers of Jesus, we are called to show mercy and… Continue reading Online Church: Responding to COVID-19