• First Lutheran Expects Visitors!

    Worship Schedule

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

    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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  • 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.

John McVey

John McVey was born in 1931 in Blue Island, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. His father operated a butcher shop in the city; so the family, which included a sister and a brother, eventually moved to     Phillips Avenue on the South Side. Into his teens, John would help his father …

Sanctuary Renovation Update

At the Semi-Annual meeting in January, the Renovation Team updated the congregation on the status of the renovation projects—kitchen, Fellowship hall bathrooms, and sanctuary.  The kitchen and bathrooms are complete with the exception of a few “punch list” items.  The Renovation Team presented a proposal from the architectural firm it …

Standing Invitation

The snow is covering all the trees and the countryside and almost everywhere I look as I write. It is February 16th, and we are in the middle of a snowy and cold winter. Yet, even as we experience this in all its fullness and beauty, we await the promise …

Community Matters More

Bangor Savings Bank is holding its annual Community Matters More initiative during the month of February  It is easy to vote.  Here’s …

Greater Portland Family Promise

What is it? It is an affiliate of the national Family Promise program, aiming to address the needs of families facing homelessness …

Film: Luther & the Reformation

** Postponed due to Winter Storm Orson.  New date to be announced.** Join us for food, fellowship and film!  Sunday, February 12th, …

Called to Transition

Glorious! That is what I think of when I see the work you as a congregation have done in the past year! …