We’re excited to tell you that we have saved a seat for you and would love to show you all the many reasons why so many of your neighbors call our church home. We offer a place for people of all backgrounds to receive healing, help, and hope. Our goal is to provide our community with a place where they feel comforted by the love of Christ.

What is First English Lutheran?

  • We are a vibrant and diverse community of believers, journeying together in discipleship.
  • We are a historic, downtown congregation with roots that stretch back to 1832.
  • We are a gathering of Christians grounded in Lutheran traditions.
  • We are a family of believers striving to be disciples for Jesus Christ.

We welcome you to explore our website and find out more about what we believe, when we gather to worship, and what ministries we offer that might be of interest to you.

Curious about our name? It reflects a decision the congregation made in 1850 to change their language of worship from German to English, making it the first English-speaking Lutheran church in the area.