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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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Reconciling in Christ: Updated Statement of Welcome

At its Annual Meeting on January 22, 2017, First Lutheran Church adopted an Affirmation of Welcome and voted to become a Reconciling In Christ congregation, publicly welcoming lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people into the life and ministry of the church. Along with hundreds of others, our congregation was accepted onto a national roster maintained… Continue reading Reconciling in Christ: Updated Statement of Welcome

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Hybrid Worship and the Eucharist

During the season of Lent, we are practicing a hybrid model of Holy Communion, with options available for those worshiping in person as well as online. As Lutherans, we understand the Eucharist to be a unique expression of Christ’s real presence among us. We celebrate the Eucharist weekly whenever possible, knowing that where two or… Continue reading Hybrid Worship and the Eucharist