First Lutheran Church News

Bach Vespers for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

Add New First Lutheran’s acclaimed Bach Vespers series continues on Saturday, October 28 with the centerpiece of the series: a Vespers service commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. When Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Schloßkirche on October 31, 1517, he began a movement to reclaim the centrality…

Disaster Relief in Puerto Rico

Support relief and mercy efforts for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico As federal agencies rush to establish emergency airlift and disaster relief infrastructure for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, LCMS World Relief and Human Care, through its LCMS Disaster Response team, is preparing to bring urgent relief and the hope of the Gospel to Puerto Ricans whose…

Support for Las Vegas

As we continue to pray for those impacted by the Las Vegas shooting—the families of those killed, the hundreds wounded and the hundreds more who cared for them, the police and first-responders, doctors and nurses, and our grieving Nation—I want to share the following that was passed along to us from the Synod, via emails…

Reformation 500 Panel Discussion

Reformation 500 Panel Discussion As announced earlier, a special Reformation panel discussion is scheduled to take place on Sunday afternoon at 4:00pm at Grace Lutheran Church in Nashua, NH. Details follow below. Please note that if you ‘d like to take advantage of the meal and fellowship that immediately follow the panel discussion, the folks at Grace ask that…

Pastor Dutzmann Celebrates 20 years at First Lutheran Church

Pastor’s Anniversary On Thursday, Pastor Dutzmann celebrated the 20th Anniversary of his Installation here at FLC. We’ll recognize that special milestone on Sunday with (what else?!?) a special cake after services. Please don’t hesitate to help us make the day a bit more special by bringing a special non-sheetcake snack to share.