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125th Anniversary Story Project

On October 26th, 2018, we celebrate the 125th birthday of First Lutheran Church. We celebrate 125 years: ... of ministry and service, ... of joy and laughter, ... of grief and sorrow, ... of giving and receiving hospitality, ... of grace and forgiveness, ... of following Jesus Christ. So in 125 years, what have we… Continue reading 125th Anniversary Story Project

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Pastoral Letter regarding the shooting in Las Vegas

Beloved of Christ, Many of you saw the headline this morning. A gunman in Las Vegas opened fire on a concert, killing at least fifty people and injuring hundreds more in the largest mass shooting in recent United States history. These lives lost add to the more than 30,000 Americans alone who died in gun… Continue reading Pastoral Letter regarding the shooting in Las Vegas

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Reconciling in Christ Affirmation of Welcome

First Lutheran Church is called to the ministry of reconciliation. We embrace as a gift the diversity of our neighbor­hood and the world. We celebrate our human family’s diversity of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, age, faith history, economic status, marital status, physical and mental ability, and education. We affirm that all people are… Continue reading Reconciling in Christ Affirmation of Welcome