to First Lutheran Church

First Lutheran is a congregation of the ELCA, located at the corner of 6th and Washington in the heart of downtown Lorain, Ohio. First Lutheran has a tradition of musical excellence and sponsors a concert series featuring our famous Brombaugh pipe organ, which has been cited as a "historically significant instrument." First Lutheran also has a tradition of serving our community, and sponsors programs which provide food, shelter, clothing, and other assistance to those in need.

We'd like you to be part of our community!

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There are many ways to be involved at First Lutheran, from worshipping on Sundays to attending a class to helping pack food for the hungry. By joining together to share our gifts, we can make a difference.

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Our Mission Statement

Called and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we, the members of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, will:

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Sunday Schedule

8:15am: Meditative Service
10:30am: Festive Service


Block Party
September 7, noon

Join us for our second annual block party and day of service, Sunday, September 7 at noon. This was so much fun last year that we have decided to do it again! Congregations throughout the ELCA will be serving their neighbors the same day