• Holy Week 2015

    Palm Sunday ~ March 29, 2015
    Services 8:00, 9:15 & 10:30

    Maundy Thursday ~ April 2, 2015
    Services 12:00pm & 7:00pm

    Good Friday ~ April 3, 2015
    Services 12:00pm & 7:00pm

    Easter Sunday ~ April 5, 2015
    Resurrection Celebration
    8:00, 9:15 & 10:30
    Holy Communion Celebrated

    Holy Week 2015
  • First Lutheran Welcomes Visitors

    Sunday Worship Schedule
    8:00 AM 9:15 AM 10:30 AM
    Sunday School for all ages 9:15 AM

    132 Auburn Street
    Portland, Maine 04103 (Directions)

    The office is open from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Mon-Fri

    Pastor David R. Alvord
    Office Hours
    Wednesdays; 4:00 to 6:00 pm
    Thursdays; 8:00 to 11:00 am

    First Lutheran Church

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