Welcome to First Evangelical Lutheran Church

First Evangelical Lutheran Church is a congregation grounded in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. We are a people created by God, gathered around the Word and the Sacraments. We are driven by the Holy Spirit to go proclaim and to serve.

 

We are dedicated to living the Gospel of Jesus Christ by showing God's love through our thoughts, words, and deeds.

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Our Mission

The people of First Lutheran Church are dedicated to living the Gospel of Jesus Christ by showing God's love through our thoughts, words, and deeds.

Purpose

The Church is a people created by God in Christ, empowered by the Holy Spirit, called and sent to bear witness to God's creative, redeeming, and sanctifying activity in the world.

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Denomination

First Lutheran Church is a congregation in the Central/Southern Illinois Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.