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.

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Located in Downtown Chambersburg

43 West Washington Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201

Rev. Jane Nicholson, Pastor

Inspirational Worship

Summer Worship is at 9:30am. Nursery care is available. Or, join us for a service of Communion & Healing Fridays at 9:00am.

Sound Christian Learning

Our Sunday School program is available for all ages each Sunday at 9:30am. Weekly Wednesday Bible Study meets at 11:30am.

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

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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.

Social Ministry

First Lutheran serves others in our local community and across the globe. Members provide quilts for refugees, support the local Meals on Wheels, Boy Scout troop, 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.

Job Opening! Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry and Evangelism

Come join our staff!  We are searching for someone with a solid Christian faith, strong ability to relate to both young people and adults, a team player and team leader excited to work with our children, youth and young families.  This full time position would require day, night and weekend work as needed.  Contact Pastor Nicholson or call the office for more information.  Official Job Posting announcement with more details and application deadline date coming soon!