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:

United Lutheran Seminary Trip

Wednesday, September 26
Sign dedication will be at the beginning of their weekly 11:45 a.m. service. We will meet in the church parking to car pool at 10:45 a.m. Sign-up deadline is Tuesday, September 18.

Bible Studies

Adult Sunday School 
The Refugee Crisis – Begins Sunday, September 16 – Meeting Room 2
and will also take place –  Mondays @ 3 p.m.
Martin Luther – “Making sense of Martin Luther” – Sundays Beginning September 16 @ 9:30 a.m.

WELCA Circles – “Spiritual Blessings”
Quarterly Gathering – “Aging Gracefully” – October 2 @ 7: 00 p.m.

Youth Sunday School
Opening for teachers & students – Sunday School @ 9:30 a.m.
Youth Monthly Gatherings – First Sundays of the Month @ 6:00 p.m.

Lutheran Disaster Response


To help flood victims or those devastated by wildfires, or other international disasters, please donate online to: http://ELCA.org/disaster or place a check in the offering plate designated to Disaster Response.