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Welcome to First Evangelical Lutheran Church

Whether a member, a friend or a casual observer we welcome you to the web-site of First Evangelical Lutheran Church

First Lutheran is a parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and one of nearly 200 congregations of the New England Synod. Our doors are open to life-long Lutheran Christians, Christians of other denominations and to those seeking to know more about Christ. First is a community of faith centered in Word and Sacrament and focused on proclaiming the Good News of the Gospel to a world in turmoil. We invite you to join us as we offer ourselves to God and to the greater community through our liturgy and prayer and service to our brothers and sisters. We ask that God bless you on your journey of faith, wherever it may lead you.

Latest News

We invite everyone to join us for Holy Week Services Maundy Thursday, April 17, joint service with Grace Chapel, Anglican/Episcopal at…

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SAVE THE DATE:  AUGUST 16  The Martha Guild of FELC will combine efforts with Emmanuel House Residence and hold a…

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It is with Christian Sympathy that we announce the death of lifelong member of First Lutheran, Kenneth R. Persson at…

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ASH WEDNESDAY, is this Wednesday, March 5 and marks the beginning of the church’s season of Lent.  A Service of…

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It is with Christian Sympathy and profound sadness that we announce the death of Sean Tibbetts, faithful member of this…

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Helping Others

This Thursday, February 20 the Children’s Ark Preschool will be holding a fundraiser in conjunction with Papa Gino’s.  From 4…

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Our Food for Friends Food Pantry recently received a $1,000.00 grant from Eastern Bank.  This grant will be used to…

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The 2nd Sunday of Easter, April 27

In today's gospel the risen Christ appears to the disciples and offers them the gift of peace. Even amid doubts and questions, we experience the resurrection in our Sunday gathering around word and meal, and in our everyday lives. Throughout the coming Sundays of Easter the first two readings will be from the Acts of the Apostles and the first letter of Peter. Even as the early Christians proclaimed the resurrection, we rejoice in the new birth and living hope we receive in baptism. Readings Readings

Readings: (click on the readings to view)
Acts 2: 14a, 22-32
Psalm 16
1 Peter 1: 3-9
John 20: 9-31