July 24, 2014

 WORSHIP TIMES8:00am & 11:00am

Summer Hours

(Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend)

8:00am & 10:00am



Adult Class 9:30am



Monday through Friday

9:00am - noon

1:00pm - 4:00pm



First Lutheran Church

109 West Third Avenue

Warren, PA  16365

(814) 723-6450

 (814) 723-0935 (fax)



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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. 


Worship Workshop

jared jacobson

First Lutheran Church will serve as the host for a Worship Workshop sponsored by the Northwestern Pennsylvania Synod’s Worship Committee on Sunday, August 24 from 2:30pm – 5:00pm. Registration and refreshments will begin at 2:00pm. The workshop will be featuring Mr. Jared Jacobson, Coordinator of Worship and Sacred Music for the Chautauqua Institute and Director of Music at First Lutheran Church of San Diego, CA. The workshop will include a hymn sing, breakout sessions on “Planning Worship with Limited Resources,” “Let’s be Musical – Tips for Cantors and Singing the Psalms 101,” and “Leading the Congregation in Song.” A light supper will follow. The cost of the event is $5.00. All persons are invited to attend. Reservations are requested. Sign up in the narthex or contact the church office by August 17. For more information please call the church office.


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)


Adult Class 9:30am


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


  • 1 Kings 1:28-37

    Daily Bible Reading 24 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am

    ​King David answered, "Summon Bathsheba to me." So she came into the king's presence, and stood before the king. The king swore, saying, "As the LORD lives, who has saved my life from every adversity, as I swore to you[…]

  • Matthew 12:15-21

    Daily Bible Reading 23 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am

    ​When Jesus became aware of this, he departed. Many crowds followed him, and he cured all of them, and he ordered them not to make him known. This was to fulfill what had been spoken through the prophet Isaiah:     […]

  • Ruth 1:6-18

    Daily Bible Reading 22 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am

    Mary Magdalene, ApostleThen she started to return with her daughters-in-law from the country of Moab, for she had heard in the country of Moab that the LORD had considered his people and given them food. So she set out from[…]

  • Revelation 14:12-20

    Daily Bible Reading 21 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am

    ​Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and hold fast to the faith of Jesus. And I heard a voice from heaven saying, "Write this: Blessed are the dead who[…]

  • Matthew 13:34-35

    Daily Bible Reading 20 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am

    ​Sixth Sunday after Pentecost Jesus told the crowds all these things in parables; without a parable he told them nothing. This was to fulfill what had been spoken through the prophet:      "I will open my mouth to speak in[…]

  • ELCA presiding bishop joins call for peace in the Holy Land

    ELCA News 17 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am

    ​             CHICAGO (E​LCA) – As the conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip further escalates, the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, pre​siding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), expressed her[…]

  • Women ‘of many generations’ gather to share their faith

    ELCA News 16 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am

         CHICAGO (ELCA) — United in the common mission and purpose of acting boldly on their faith, about 2,000 women will gather in Charlotte, N.C., for the ninth Triennial Gathering of the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America[…]

  • ELCA leaders to visit shelters for unaccompanied children

    ELCA News 15 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am

    ​            CHICAGO (ELCA) – To learn more about the recent arrival of unaccompanied children into the United States, a group of leaders from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) will travel July 16-18 to Texas.[…]