January 26, 2015


 WORSHIP TIMES8:00am & 11:00am

Summer Hours

(Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend)

8:00am & 10:00am

  SUNDAY SCHOOL (Ages 4 to Adult)

9:30am

 

PARISH OFFICE HOURS

Monday through Friday

9:00am - noon

1:00pm - 4:00pm

 

ADDRESS

First Lutheran Church

109 West Third Avenue

Warren, PA  16365

(814) 723-6450

 (814) 723-0935 (fax)

 

 

About FIrst Lutheran

Come to the About Us section to meet our pastors, staff, and find out what we're all about!

 

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If you're curious about what a truly nurturing community of believers is like, then you should come to the Join Us section to find out how you can get involved. We hope you join us.

 

 

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NewsletterThe Lantern - Read about the latest news and the activities at First Lutheran Church!

 

What is the ELCA?

Find out about the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the history of this wonderful organization on our What is ELCA page.

 

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Welcome!

Welcome to the First Lutheran Church website. We hope this site will help you learn more about us and our witness for Christ. We strive to recognize and nurture the Christ in ourselves and each person that we encounter along the way. Our church is a thriving community of believers, and lovers of the word of God. First Lutheran has a long tradition of outreach and service to its members and the community. We hope you will join us for service on Sunday to experience for yourself the fellowship of Christ.


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ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

January 25, 2015

 Following the 10:00am Worship Service (There is no 8:00am service).

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1. Hold Elections (Council, Audit & Nominations Comm)


2. Adopt a 2015 congregational budget


3. Vote on Special Gifts distribution


4. Consider motion from council to hold a special congregational meeting each year on the first Sunday of December for the purpose of elections, adoption of a budget, and distribution of Special Gifts.


5. Consider motion from council to hold regular meeting of congregation on the first Sunday of February for the purpose of annual report review.


TAP

2008 tap fun

TAP is up and running!  TAP is an acronym for "The Alleluia Program" and an after school program held on Wednesdays at First Lutheran.  Children in second through twelfth grades are encouraged to attend.  During their time at the church, kids have games, crafts, a Bible lesson and dinner.  Cost is $1.00 per youth.    The schedule is as follows:

1/7       First TAP in the New Year.

See you there!  For more information contact Pastor Jeff Ewing at jeff@firstlutheranwarren.com or 723-6450.


 

 

 






 

 

Please join us at the church for services

Holy Communion

8:00am 11:00am

Summer Hours 8:00am 10:00am

(Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend)

 

Sunday School (September - May)

9:30am (Ages 4 to Adult)

 

109 West Third Avenue
Warren, PA 16365
Office: (814) 723-6450

Fax: (814) 723-0935

 



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Daily Bible Reading from the ELCA

 


 
  • Psalm 67

    Daily Bible Reading 26 Jan 2015 | 12:00 am

    ​Conversion of Paul (transferred)May God be gracious to us and bless us      and make his face to shine upon us, Selah that your way may be known upon earth,      your saving power among all nations. Let the peoples[…]

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  • 1 Corinthians 7:29-31

    Daily Bible Reading 25 Jan 2015 | 12:00 am

    ​Third Sunday after EpiphanyI mean, brothers and sisters, the appointed time has grown short; from now on, let even those who have wives be as though they had none, and those who mourn as though they were not mourning, and[…]

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  • Jeremiah 20:14-18

    Daily Bible Reading 24 Jan 2015 | 12:00 am

    ​Cursed be the day      on which I was born!      The day when my mother bore me,      let it not be blessed! Cursed be the man      who brought the news to my father, saying,      "A child[…]

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  • 2 Peter 3:1-7

    Daily Bible Reading 23 Jan 2015 | 12:00 am

    ​This is now, beloved, the second letter I am writing to you; in them I am trying to arouse your sincere intention by reminding you that you should remember the words spoken in the past by the holy prophets, and[…]

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  • Revelation 18:11-20

    Daily Bible Reading 22 Jan 2015 | 12:00 am

    And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn for her, since no one buys their cargo anymore, cargo of gold, silver, jewels and pearls, fine linen, purple, silk and scarlet, all kinds of scented wood, all articles of ivory,[…]

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  • ELCA response to Ebola outbreak totals $275,000

    ELCA News 20 Jan 2015 | 12:00 am

    ​     CHICAGO (ELCA) – Since the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Liberia and Sierra Leone, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has provided $275,000 to support the work of Lutheran companion churches in both African countries.      The[…]

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  • ELCA provides assistance for unaccompanied minors

    ELCA News 13 Jan 2015 | 12:00 am

         ​CHICAGO (ELCA) – The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) provided nearly $400,000 in humanitarian assistance to help support ELCA partners who serve the thousands of unaccompanied minors coming to the United States from countries in Central America. The[…]

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  • ELCA presiding bishop delivers Christmas message

    ELCA News 22 Dec 2014 | 12:00 am

         ​CHICAGO (ELCA) – In her Christmas message, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), said “The hope of Christmas was fulfilled on Good Friday. The cross is part of Christmas.”     Eaton[…]

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  • ELCA members promote racial justice on Solidarity Sunday

    ELCA News 19 Dec 2014 | 12:00 am

                CHICAGO (ELCA) – In an effort to continue this church's commitment to racial justice, some congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) participated in Solidarity Sunday Dec. 14 with prayer and engagement with[…]

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