• Eat Bread ~ Raise Dough

    Join Us
    Wednesday, September 20th
    4 – 8 PM
    Panera Bread, Westbrook Crossing

    (Across from Kohl’s)

    Print a Flier to take to Panera Bread with you.​

  • All Are Welcome!

    Worship Schedule

    8:00 AM Traditional Worship
    9:15 AM Contemporary Service
    10:30 AM Traditional 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.

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  • Seeing the Face of God

    Where have you seen the face of God this summer? Has it been in the joy of a young child? The kindness of a friend?  The helpfulness of a stranger? In an expression of deep thankfulness? In the glory of creation? In a summer rainbow?  A garden’s abundance? Has it …

    Psalm 31-16 quote

Farewell, Dear Friend

Donna Grant, FLC Choir Director for some 40+ years, is moving soon.  Since her new home won’t allow for commuting, she will also retire from her position as choir director! On Sunday, August 20, 2017, the First Lutheran Church community pulled together to celebrate the gift of music brought to …

I Have Everything I Need

Dear members and friends of FLC, My shepherd, you supply my need; most holy is your name… You lead me in your mercy’s sake, in paths of truth and grace. ~ ELW #782 How can it be that the end of August is soon upon us? We have an oak …

image of hanging basket in need of pruning

Summer Pruning

Dear members and friends of FLC, It is usually around this time of year that one of my hanging baskets (of flowers) looks ready to be thrown out. Lack of rain, forgotten watering, and the rich summer sun and heat all contribute to the problem. Earlier this week I looked …

image of homeless person's feet with no socks

A Great Need!

Try to imagine for a few minutes what it must be like to be without a home and to live outside in …

Greater Portland Family Promise volunteers needed

Serving Homeless Families: GPFP

What is GPFP?  GPFP is a national organization serving homeless families through the faith community.  GPFP will house up to 4 families …

Summer Streams: Take Two

Dear friends in Christ, Psalm 121 has long been one of my favorites. Whether it was the simple hill behind our home …

Living Stones

Dear member and friends of FLC, This month I wish to thank you for being the living stones of faith for my …