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.




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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.

 Check out what's happening at First Lutheran!



advent workshop
       Advent Workshop

    Sunday December 2nd

               4-6 pm


Come for the afternoon and create items to use to enjoy the Advent season of Waiting for Jesus's birth. Bring your family or just yourself! We hope you'll come to be a part of the start of this peaceful season.



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 Advent Evening       Compline

 Thursdays in Advent @ 7pm


On Thursdays December 6,13th and 20th we will have a simple soup and bread meal at 6pm followed by the praying of Compline. Compline is the monastic prayer office prayed at the end of the day. It is known for being solemn, quiet and peaceful. 



 Learn to Pray Compline

Saturday  November 3rd                 at 6pm

Bishop Matthew Riegel will be teaching on the traditions and importance of the Evening Service of the Benedictine prayer cycle. At 7pm we will then do the prayer servicel by candle light. This is the same prayer service we will be doing on Thursday nights in Advent.

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   Pastors Class Studying

   The Gospel of Luke

starting on Nov 7th 7 8th

Both Pastors Morning class and Evening clas will be studying the Gospel according to St. Luke. This is the Gospel that the lessons will be taken from for the Church year of 2019. If you would like more information contact Pastor Ian Reid.



 Christmas Poinsettias      

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All orders due December 9th

 Orders are now being taken for Christmas Poinsettias  for the Sanctuary on Christmas. They are $8.00 each. After the Late Christmas Eve service, you may take your Poinsettias home. To order, fill out a Christmas Poinsettia order form and bring it to the office or place it in the offering plate along with your payment.


  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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 Welcome to the First Lutheran Family

Teagan Halloran

Halloran Baptism

 Baptized on Sunday November 11th, 2018


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

Beulah Geiger

Beulah Geiger

Pat and Jerry Heslip

Pat & Jerry Heslep


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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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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