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Autumn Activities at First Lutheran

Fall is always an exciting time: youth are returning to school, the seasons are changing, and the program year in congregations and other organizations is ramping up. We're excited to offer a number of education, service, and worship opportunities over the next few months. September 25th: God's Work, Our Hands Wear your work clothes and… Continue reading Autumn Activities at First Lutheran

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Volunteer with the Malden Warming Center

The first night's volunteers, including Pastor Gerry of First Church of the Nazarene, Mayor Gary Christenson, and First Lutheran members George and Cindy Brickley. God is doing a marvelous thing in Malden - starting a warming center! Like many places in Massachusetts, there are many residents of Malden and our neighboring cities and towns who… Continue reading Volunteer with the Malden Warming Center

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Pastoral Letter on #WontBeErased

Beloveds, This fall is full of anxiety and trepidation, anger and fear, for transgender people. Our government is circulating a memo proposing to legally define gender according to anatomy at birth, a definition rejected by scientists and activists alike. It attempts to legally erase transgender and intersex people from our nation. A legal definition like… Continue reading Pastoral Letter on #WontBeErased