February 20, 2018


 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!

 

Join Us!

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.

 

 

Slideshow

Check out our Slideshow to see what's happening at First Lutheran Church! 

 

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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We are a Stephen Ministry congregation

 



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Stephen Ministry

Equipping Lay People for Caring Ministry

 

 What are Stephen Ministers?

  • They are lay Christians selected, trained, and supervised by Stephen Leaders to provide effective Christian
    care.
  • They make a commitment which includes 50 hours of training, ongoing supervisory meetings, and an average of a one hour visit with the person receiving their care.
  • They are named after St. Stephen, one of the first deacons in the early Christian church, commissioned by the apostles to care for the needs of people in the Christian community.
  • Recognize this as a confidential ministry in which continuous effort is expended to maintain the body of trust between the person receiving care and the caregiver.
Our Stephen Ministry Mission Statement
 
The Stephen Ministry is a community of caring individuals brought together around the cross of Christ.
We are called by Christ  to journey with those who are challenged by life's changes.
Through presence, listening and prayer the Holy Spirit works through Stephen Ministry providing
wholeness and healing to those in need.
 
Our first team (of two) Stephen Ministers!
 First Lutheran Church's
Stephen Ministry team has members from both First and St. John's Lutheran Churches.

Barb Kersey and Sue Reinke are our current Stephen Leaders.

  Consider being a Stephen Minister!
 
If you or someone you know is having a difficult time and you would like to talk with a Stephen Minister please contact the church office:  (814) 723-6450.