Welcome to the First Lutheran Church website.

We hope this site will help you learn more about us and our witness for Christ in the Mid Ohio Valley. 


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Our church is a thriving community of believers, and lovers of the Word of God. FLC has a long tradition of outreach and service to its members and the community. We hope you will join us for one of our services on Sunday to experience for yourself the fellowship of Christ God has created at First Lutheran Church.







Our Mission Statement

Because of God's grace and Christ's sacrifice, First Lutheran Church lives and shares His love through the Holy Spirit -making followers in Jesus' name.



Whats Happening at First Lutheran Church

We MUst Plant the Church
New Pastor Class Starts

Wed Jan 10 at 10 am

Thurs Jan 11 at 6 pm


When Lutherans came to America, they brought with them Martin Luther’s belief that people of faith engage the big questions of the day.


This story is characterized by the tension between honoring the European roots of the church and adapting to the new realities of American life.
Click Here to Check out the Intro


Annual Meeting

   Sunday January 28th         

On Sunday January, 28th 2018

 First Lutheran will hold its annual review of the work of the Church in the year 2017. The meeting will take place immediately following the 10am combined worship service. After the meeting there will be a community celebration meal.


The Burning of the Greens

Saturday Jan 6th @ 8 pm

At First Lutheran We have a tradition of burnig all the greenery including donated Christmas trees on the 12th Night of Christmas. We do this as a reminder of the bright star in the midst of the Darkness that the wisemen followed to worship our Lord Jesus Christ. All are welcome to join us for this big bon fire and we will even provide cookies and hot choclate.  No worries the Fire Department has already been called.

Home Blessing

   Schedule Your     

Home to be Blessed


Epiphany is the traditional time for people to have their houses blessed by the Pastor. If you would like to schedule a time for Pastor Ian to bless your house give him a call at 304 966-6431.

Williamstown Bible Study

  Williamstown Bible Study

Next Class February 1pm

@ Dave and Vivian Burtons Home

 If you live in the upper part of the Mid Ohio Valley and want to go to a Bible Study taught by Pastor Ian you might want to try the brand New Williamstown Bible Study. It meets once a month at different members homes.  If you want more information call Pastor Ian Reid at (304) 966 6431.


  Bereavement Meetings

Come join a group of people that support one another through their struggles with their stories and love. They meet at First Lutheran every first and third Wednesday evening of the month at 6:30pm in the Church Parl;or.


You can find this group by pressing the buzzer af the education building door. 




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First Lutheran New Members Taken in on 12/17/17

Beulah Geiger

Beulah Geiger

Pat and Jerry Heslip

Pat & Jerry Heslep


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Larry Muller


Steve Judy Ashcraft 12 17 12

Steve & Judy Ashcraft


Paris Witte 12 17 17

Parris Witte


Cameran Nicole Meredith Baptism 12 10 17

Cameran Meredith

Baptized 12/10/17




 Click the link below to view and download the Time and Talent Inventory.

Return it to church when you complete it.

Our church will serve God and others with all of our hands and feet!






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Click Here to See Photos of the Garden






We welcome to the Lord's Family

Through Baptism

Cameran Nicole Meredith Baptism 12 10 17

Cameran Nicole Meredith

Baptized December 10,2017

Audrey  Brian Denton Baptized on July 9th 2017

Audrey & Brian Denton

Baptized July 16th 2017

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Henry Weston Burge

Baptized April 9th, 2017
















Please join us for

Sunday services

at the church:

8:30 am 10:45 am 6:30 pm

1701 19th St.
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Office: 304 428 6174


Look at Our Photos

Come see a slideshow of our wonderful community, and get a glimpse of some of the many activities that take place at FLC.


Meet First Lutheran Church

Come to the About Us section to meet the staff and clergy, and find out what we're all about!

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