Welcome to First Evangelical Lutheran Church
As the pastor of First Lutheran, I’m happy to welcome you to our website. Our mission is to be the light of Jesus, burning brightly and vigorously in our community. We invite all to hear and receive God’s blessing in Jesus, and to worship with us.
Worship is Sunday mornings at 10:45am, during the school year, and 9:30 from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Nursery care is available. Or, join us for a service of Communion & Healing Fridays at 9:00am.
Sound Christian Learning
Service to Others
As a community of Christ, First Lutheran holds outreach in God’s name as a priority. We support many local and global ministries.
Activities & Events
Find out what’s coming up at First Lutheran Chambersburg
About First Lutheran
Our Pastor and Staff
Our congregation is served by Pastor Jane Nicholson. Our ministries are supported by staff members, committees, and volunteers. The church office is open from 9:00am to 12:00pm Monday through Friday.
First Lutheran serves others in our local community and across the globe. Members provide quilts for refugees, support the local Meals on Wheels, spomsor Scout troops, and operate a Cold Weather Shelter for those in need in the Chambersburg area. Learn more about our ministries.
Member church of the ELCA
First Lutheran is a member church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with about 4 million members in nearly 10,000 congregations across the United States. Learn more about Lutheranism.
Youth and Family Ministry
First has many opportunities for all ages of ministry. You can look forward to participation in retreats, fellowship meals, Sunday School and Bible studies. We hope you will be able to join us.