God calls us to be flexible people! Think calmness and adaptability as we all continue to explore together being the church in some new and innovative ways. Here is the latest on our FELC schedule as of today, Wednesday, March 18.
If you have questions or concerns, please post them on Facebook, send a private message to the Facebook page, or call the church office (508-586-9021). Likewise, please reach out to Pastor Jeff and the church office if you have any pastoral care needs.
Please stay safe and take care of yourself and your loved ones in the midst of these unsettled times! Pray for our FELC family, our community, our nation, and world. And watch this space and our Facebook page for the latest on absolutely everything. Remember to celebrate that you are so loved by God and one another! Grace and peace.
Greetings and Welcome in the Name of Jesus Christ and the Community of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brockton, MA.We are a Lutheran church community in the Brockton area that welcomes you, your family, and friends into our diverse community.
First Evangelical Lutheran Church’s message to you is WELCOME.
Prayers for the repose of the soul of Kenneth Swanson, 80, who died recently at Brockton Hospital. He was a longtime resident at Baypoint Rehab Hospital here in Brockton and was the cousin of Sonja Sigrin and Grace Bjorklund. May he rest in peace and may all who loved him find comfort.
Kenneth Swanson passed away on May 5, 2020 at Brockton Hospital after a short illness. He was the son of Arthur and Mary Swanson, both deceased; brother to Ronald, living in West Bridgewater; and a brother, Richard and a sister, Gloria, both deceased. Before moving to Bay Pointe in Brockton several years ago, he lived in the family home in West Bridgewater where he enjoyed being a ham radio operator and communicated ...
Dr. Tommy K Johnson, 83, entered the Church Triumphant today, April 21, in Panama City, Florida at his home.
He was born December 10, 1936, in rural North Carolina and lived most of his life in Panama City. He loved teaching and had a distinguished career as an educator and administrator with the federal government, local colleges, and high schools. He also had a distinguished military career as a veteran of the United States Air Force and the National Guard.
He was Director of Education for over 20 years at Tyndall Air Force Base. He was a college professor and high school teacher, as well as a master craftsman woodworker. He especially was a devoted Florida State University Seminole.
He was married for 53 years ...
Prayers for the repose of the soul of Francella McFarlane, born February 11, 1940, and died April 28, 2020. Announcement of arrangements to come. Prayers for all who knew and loved her.
Francella M. McFarlane age 80 of Brockton, died April 28, 2020 at Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital. She was born and raised in Hope Bay, Portland Parish in Jamaica a daughter of the late Emmanuel and Rebecca (Bedward) McFarlane. Since 1995 she had lived in Brockton.
Francella had been employed in the food service industry and worked in the kitchen of Sidelines in Brockton for three years, Stonehill College for three years and Main Spring House kitchen for five years. She was also a student at the Brockton Adult Learning Center.
Francella was member ...
Prayers for the repose of the soul of Mary Perry. Grace and peace to her loved ones and friends.
Mary Francis Sanborn Perry died peacefully at the home of her daughter on March 18. She was 84.
She was born in 1936 in West Bridgewater, the daughter of Frank and Gladys Sanborn. She graduated from West Bridgewater High School and went on to business school, which afforded her a job at Campello Bank in Brockton in the mortgage department. She met her husband Edward A. Perry and they married in March of 1954.
Later, Mary was a devoted full-time mother of four, an excellent cook, baker, seamstress and knitter. She braided rugs, hung wallpaper, and helped design many of the houses her husband built ...
Prayers for the repose of the soul of Alden Anderson who died at the age of 92.
The wake and calling hours will be Saturday, February 1, 9 a.m., in the chapel at FELC followed by the funeral in the main church at 11 a.m.
Interment will immediately follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, then a reception coalition in the Vestry of the church.
For more information on his life and service www.d-mfh.com/obits/obituary.php?id=716659.
Alden G.W. Anderson Jr., 92, of Brockton, died peacefully on Thursday, January 23, 2020. Alden will always be remembered for his kindness and devotion to his family, dedication to his church, love of telling jokes or stories and his hugs.
Born in Brockton, he was the son of the late ...