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

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

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

Find out what’s coming up at First Lutheran Chambersburg

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Coming Up

Christmas Cantata

Chambers Bell Fest
Sunday, December 9 at 7 PM at St. John UCC
Several local bell choirs ring in the season together

Christmas Cantata
Sunday, December 16 at 10:45 AM
A special worship service led by our musicians, featuring a cantata entitled “A Journey of Promise” by Joseph Martin

Women's Lunch Fellowship

Wednesday, December 19 at noon

All women are invited to the Orchards for a Christmas lunch

Christmas Caroling

Sunday, December 16 at noon

Join us to share the Good News of Jesus with our homebound siblings in Christ! We will sing and deliver handmade cards full of wishes joy and hope for the season.

Christmas Worship

Christmas Eve
5 PM: Worship for Families with Young Children
All are invited to celebrate Jesus with us during this abbreviated, interactive worship service with simple carols and a gift for each child to take home.
7 PM: Candlelight Worship with Holy Communion
Join us for a traditional candlelight service to celebrate the birth of our Lord.

Christmas Day
9:30 AM: Festive Christmas Worship with Holy Communion