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
 
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Lutheran Essentials November 19th, 2014

Lutheran Essentials meets in the undercroft of the church on Wednesday evenings at 7pm.  You can reach the undercroft by going around to the back parking lot of the church and descending the staircase to the kitchen.  Knock on the door if it is closed and some one will let you in.  Our current study…

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Harpsichord, recorder and baroque flute concert with Karosi and Dégrugillier

Balint Karosi with Héloise Dégrugillier Harpsichord, recorder and baroque flute concert – Music of Arcangelo Corelli, J.S. Bach and Georg Philip Telemann   Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.                             Loring-Greenough House                                 12 South Street Jamaica Plain MA 02130Donation: $!5 ($10 students, seniors,…

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Advent and Christmas Worship Schedule

Please mark your calendars for upcoming Advent and Christmas worship opportunities 12/3, 12/10 and 12/17  7PM Midweek Advent Evening Prayer   12/7  4PM  German Christmas Service   12/24  4PM  Children’s Christmas Eve Service and Reception   12/24   11PM Christmas Eve Service of the Nine Lessons and Carols   12/25  11AM  Christmas Day Divine Service with Communion

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Lutheran Essentials November 12th, 2014

Lutheran Essentials meets in the undercroft of the church on Wednesday evenings at 7pm.  You can reach the undercroft by going around to the back parking lot of the church and descending the staircase to the kitchen.  Knock on the door if it is closed and some one will let you in.  Our current study…

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End of the (Church) Year Opportunities Abound in November

End of the Year Joy in Jesus! Please be aware that this Sunday, November 9th, will include a new member reception, as well as a sermonic stewardship emphasis in anticipation of Stewardship Sunday and the Harvest Festival on November 16th. The Text for the Sermon will be Jesus telling the parable of the wise and foolish virgins in Matthew…