On Sunday, October 3rd at 4:30pm, bring your fluffy, feathered, slithery and scaly friends to church! We'll meet outside the church to thank God for our pets and to ask for God to bless and keep them. Expect a lot of noise and laughter as all God's creatures raise their voices in praise. If your… Continue reading Blessing of the Animals
“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
Welcome to Lent. Over six weeks we'll dive deeply into the gospel stories of this season, walking with Jesus toward the cross. At 6pm we gather to enjoy one another's company, eating dinner "together" remotely. Then at 6:30pm we'll have a simple worship service centered around the practice of Lectio Divina, or holy reading. Email… Continue reading Midweek Lent Worship
Together with the whole congregation, we gather to celebrate God's work through our congregation and plan the road ahead for the year to come! Our annual meeting will take place Sunday, January 24th after service at 11am ET. In order to cast binding votes and to conduct official business, our constitution requires that a quorum… Continue reading 2021 Annual Meeting
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
Dearest church, It’s been five months since we’ve worshipped together in our sanctuary, longer than any of us imagined back in March. While we’re taking steps toward returning to in-person worship, it will be some time until our full congregation is able to worship in the same space, and more time yet until every person… Continue reading Home Altars
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