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 May 27th, 2015

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.  We are studying…

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Pack the Pantry 5k at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church

Get this! A 5K Run for a Good Cause that Won’t Make You Late for Church! The fact that it’s not on a Sunday, or in Boston, helps. St. Luke’s 5th Annual “Pack the Pantry 5K” will be held on Saturday, June 6, at 8:30 AM. Runners and walkers are welcome. The race will begin and…

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Lutheran Essentials May 20th, 2015

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.  We are studying…

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Boston Globe and Musical Intelligencer articles on Antico Moderno

Two recent articles highlight the work of Antico Moderno. Find out more below or come to the concert Friday May 15th at 7:30PM at First Lutheran Church of Boston “Instead of playing old repertoire,” Wood put it, “wouldn’t it be cool if we could combine these two worlds, which seem so similar, and see what…

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Lutheran Essentials May 13th, 2015

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.  We are studying…

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Partners celebrate ‘resurrections’ of congregation, historic church

On Easter Monday, while Christians were still basking in the victorious glow of Christ’s resurrection and their salvation, representatives of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, Germany’s Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church (SELK) and the Free Evangelical Lutheran Synod in South Africa (FELSISA) met here to also celebrate the “resurrection” of a congregation and a historic church building….