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

Congratulations to the 2016 recipient of the 2016 Martha Guild Scholarship, Hannah Sylvia. Hannah received the award at Tuesday night’s…

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Sundae on Sunday Sunday, May 8th  Following the 9 o’clock service in the Vestry The sun is blazing, the kids…

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On Monday, August 1 we will hold our 26th   Annual Golf Tournament at Brockton Country Club beginning at 1 pm…

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The Rite of Affirmation of Baptism (Confirmation) will be held on Sunday, May 15 during the 9 am Service of…

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On Sunday, May 1 four of our young people received their First Communion following education instruction from Pastor Jeff. These…

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Helping Others

Small private Christian non-profit preschool searching for a preschool teacher to work Monday through Friday mornings 8:30 -1:30. We are…

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Thank you to the team members of MYCW and their coach, George Brickhouse for spending a day raking along our…

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Worship with Us

 

Sunday - 7:45am & 9am

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  • THE NINETEENTH SUNDAY after PENTECOST

    September 25, 2016

    Services at 7:45 & 9 am 

Introduction

Consideration of and care for those in need (especially those “at our gate,” visible to us, of whom we are aware) is an essential component of good stewardship. It is in the sharing of wealth that we avoid the snare of wealth. It is the one whom death could not hold—who comes to us risen from the dead—who can free us from the death grip of greed.

Readings and Psalm

  • Amos 6:1a, 4-7
    Warnings to those who are comfortable or wealthy
  • Psalm 146
    The Lord gives justice to those who are oppressed. (Ps. 146:7)
  • 1 Timothy 6:6-19
    Eager to be rich or eager to pursue richness of God’s justice?
  • Luke 16:19-31
    Story of poor Lazarus and the wealthy man