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    Worship Schedule

    8:00 AM Traditional Worship
    9:30 AM Blended Service

    132 Auburn Street
    Portland, Maine 04103  (Directions)
    (207) 797-2525

    First Lutheran is a great place to bring your family and for kids to learn about God’s love in a caring Sunday Camp program.


  • Sweet Words

    O splendor of God’s glory bright
    O living spring of light from light:
    come, very Sun of truth and love;
    come with your radiance from above.
    Teach us to love with all our might;
    drive envy out, remove all spite;
    turn to the good each troubling care,
    and give us grace your name to bear
    -St. Ambrose, 4th century

    Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, lived during the years of 340-397. He was an archbishop in the early church, and championed the way of faith. He was the person who baptized Augustine, an adult convert to the faith, who became one of the most influential theologians of all time.

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  • Jonas & His Family

    Introducing Jonas and his parents, Gapapa Leon Nsengumuremyi and Beatrice  Nyirakazungu.  Jonas is 4 years old and one of the children the Give a Child a Chance ministry is helping support this year in partnership with the FLC Children’s Programs and his parents.  He is in the Cricket class.  Here …

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Living Stones

Dear member and friends of FLC, This month I wish to thank you for being the living stones of faith for my family as we experienced the death of my father on April 28th. He was 83 and died due to complications from pneumonia and Parkinson’s Disease. He died with …

Sanctuary Renovation Planning

The project team continues to meet regularly with the architect to review ideas and    options for renovations.  We received excellent input from many people during the month of March and April between services and we are thankful for everyone’s suggestions.  It would be nearly impossible to incorporate everyone’s ideas, but …

Luther & the Holy Spirit

I believe in the Holy Spirit, the Lord, the Giver of Life… The Nicene Creed, Article III [su_pullquote align=”right”]Neither you nor I could ever know anything about Christ, or believe on Him, and have Him for our Lord, unless it were offered to us and granted to our hearts by …

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Arts Committee

You may not know it, but First Lutheran has an Arts Committee! Formed several years ago, it is a group that looks …

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GCC: Contribute While You Shop

Everything takes longer than we think it should!  That’s why the Lord so graciously grants us patience. We are still working on …

Family Promise

Family Promise was begun in 1986 by one individual who wanted to do something to address homelessness. Family Promise is now a national organization with 180,000 volunteers, having served over 700,000 individuals.