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.

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
9:15am: Sunday School
10:30am: Festive Service


Easter service

If you had to miss our Easter morning worship, you can listen to a recording of the 10:30 service on our sermon page.

Ghana pledge drive

Please consider making a pledge to financially support our ministry in Ghana. Contact the office for more details.