Welcome to First Evangelical Lutheran Church

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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

On Sunday, April 12 at 9 am, the new bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, The Rt. Rev. Alan…

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The Armstrong Brothers return for another great concert.  On April 25 from 4 to 10 pm the “New Nashville” sound…

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Hot Cross Buns Order Form Our Youth will be making and selling Hot Cross Buns on Palm Sunday, March 29. …

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Brockton Symphony Concert march 22 Sunday, March 22 the Brockton Symphony Orchestra will perform a Chamber Music Concert here at…

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PROXY STATEMENT On Sunday, March 1 immediately following the 9 am service there will be a brief special meeting of…

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Helping Others

This Saturday, January 24 our Food For Friends Food Pantry will host a food packaging event with Outreach/Kid’s Care and…

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The Third Sunday of Easter April 19, 2015

The gospel for the third Sunday of Easter is always one in which the risen Christ shares food with the disciples, meals that are the Easter template for the meal we share each Lord's day. In today's gospel, Jesus both shares the disciples' food and shows them the meaning of his suffering, death, and resurrection through the scriptures: the two main elements of our Sunday worship.
. Readings

Readings: (click on the readings to view)

Acts 3: 12-19
Psalm 4
1 John 3: 1-7
Luke 24: 36b-48