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 June 29th, 2016

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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Lutheran Essentials June 22nd, 2016

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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In Christ All Things Hold Together

In a world where science is seen as the final arbiter of all truth and materialism runs rampant, science is frequently set at odds with Christianity and used as a way to dismiss the claims of Scripture.  Additionally, the worldview espoused by those who embrace scientism and materialism creates a world devoid of God and…

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Lutheran Essentials June 15th, 2016

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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Lutheran Essentials July 8th, 2016

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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Lutheran Essentials June 1st, 2016

Lutheran Essentials meets in the undercroft of the church on Wednesday evenings at 7pm, though this week we will have a late start at 7:30pm due to the Church Council meeting.  You can reach the undercroft by going around to the back parking lot of the church and descending the staircase to the kitchen.  Knock…

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Jesus Rescues Us: Vacation Bible School 2016

Rescue Station VBS 2016 FAQs with answers When is it? Every Sunday morning in June, from 9:30 to 12:15 Where is it? The First Lutheran Church undercroft Who can come? Children ages 2 – 11 (grade 5), members and non-members What does it cost? There is no cost. Donations are welcome to defray expenses. How…