1584592866_64f2917316_bJoy to you in the Wonderful Name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!

We exist to bring the message and example of Jesus Christ to Greater Boston and beyond.” Yes, this, our Mission Statement is ambitious, and yes, we admit we will never accomplish it perfectly. But thanks be to God for nevertheless entrusting us with the Keys of His Kingdom through His Holy Word in the Bible, and His precious Sacraments of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. As Lutheran Christians we believe, teach and confess Christ Crucified, Risen, and Coming Again on the Last Day.  We also heed His admonition to love our neighbors as ourselves.  All this we do in an atmosphere of liturgical  reverence, a high regard for His gift of music, and even a healthy sense of humor which acknowledges that we are saved by Grace not works! Please consider your new or expanded participation in our exciting ministries located ‘deep’ downtown in the beautiful and accessible Back Bay area of America’s most walkable city!  The volunteers and staff of First Lutheran stand ready to help you “let your light so shine before others that people will see your good works and give glory to your Father in Heaven”(Matthew 5:16)!   Thanks for reading this; and may God richly bless your day!   Yours for Christ and His Kingdom, Ingo R. Dutzmann Senior Pastor

Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service

      A Reminder that First Lutheran Church of Boston invites all to participate in a Thanksgiving Even Worship service:   Wednesday, November 26:   7PM Contact and Directions  


Calendar for the week of November 24-November 30

This Week’s Calendar Monday, November 24:                    7 pm – Choir   Tuesday, November 25:                   3 pm – Staff Meeting Wednesday, November 26:             7pm – Thanksgiving Eve Worship Service Thursday, November 27:                  Thanksgiving Day   Sunday, November 30:                      12:30pm – Campus Connections   The church office is typically staffed Monday through Friday, from approximately 10am to…


While we’re planning ahead…2015 Voter’s Meeting Date Announced

The next FLC Voters’ Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 18, 2015, following the 11am service.  We look forward to having voters, those who want to be voters, and members of the congregation join together to review and make decisions about the business of the church


Bring your voices and your friends – Caroling in the Courtyard Returns

Caroling in the Courtyard returns for 2014 after several successful years: Join us on December 14 as we sing of good cheer to neighbors and passersby (and offer them a little hot chocolate and cookies). All ages and all voices welcome! Aa can be seen from prior years, the singing and the fellowship are hearty….

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Gisele Pinheiro doing well after transplant

Dear Friends in Christ – I had the pleasure of visiting with Gisele Pinheiro, just 18 daysafter her liver transplant.  Attached is a picture of Gisele, Almir andher father, Antonio.All I can say is that her recovery is nothing short of a miracle…PraiseGod! Pastor Ingo Dutzmann


Weihnachts-Gottesdienst, or Christmas Worship Service in German. December 7th

Weihnachts-Gottesdienst Sonntag 7. Dez., 4 pm, mit Konzert in der First Lutheran Church of Boston, mit einfuegen German Service Sunday December 7, 2014, 4 p.m. Homily and liturgy in German by Ingo Dutzmann. Traditional German Christmas Hymns and Lutheran music selections by Bach, Telemann and Johann Crüger. Featuring Audrey Fernandez-Fraser, soprano, Héloise Dégrugilliér and Thilo…