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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Mid Week Lenten Services

Wednesdays 12:30 & 7pm

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!



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   Wednesdays in Lent

         12:30 pm & 7pm

Each Wednesday in Lent First Lutheran host mid week meals and worship services.
Lunch starts at 11:30am and Dinner is served at 5:30pm. Each meal is kid friendly and prepared by different members of the congregation.
Worsship starts at 12:30pm and at 7pm.  The services traditionaly run about 30 minutes. During the evening worship time their is also a kid Lent journey experince that takes place.





Williamstown Bible Study

 Williamstown Bible Study 

March 14th  1pm      

If you are looking for a fun group that gets together to learn monthly the Williamstown Bible Study might just be for you.

Once a month Pastor leads a indepth study of things any Lutheran should know.

If you are intrested in joining the group contat Pastor Ian or Vivian Burton. .




 Help Feed the Hungry

Souper Bowl compettition begins on Januarry 1, 2019 and continues until February 3rd on Super Bowl Sunday.  The contest will be split between the three church services. We are asking for vegetable, chicken noodle or tomato soupl. The competition table will be setup outside the church office. You can bring your own choice of soups. The service with the highest total of soup cans will be the winner.  


Garden work day

     Saturday March 16th

      8;30am till 12pm

Remember those wonderful home grown tomatoes just waiting in the hallway of the church on Sunday mornings last summer? Well the garden is waiting for some tomato lovers to get it ready for the upcoming season.


On Saturday, Mar.16th, there will be a workday to start preparing the garden on Liberty Street. Weather permitting, we will work 8:30 am to Noon.

If it is inclement then we plan to meet Saturday, Mar. 23rd.   Bring some work gloves and tools will be available. Continue to watch church bulletins for future information. Any questions? Please call Mike Lockney (304-615-3981).




    March  18th 

   6:30pm to 7:30pm


MARCH 18  6:30-7:30 PM


Come one, come all – our own Barb Peterson
is going to be leading two line dancing classes
in our Fellowship Hall. Everyone welcome!


This is a fun activity, requires no special clothes
or equipment, and classes are FREE! (And, it is
good exercise, too!)


Barb has been line dancing for a long time and
will be an excellent coach - even for those of us
with two left feet! She will be teaching basic
steps for beginners – adults and young adults and kids.


Please mark your calendars, wear comfortable
shoes, and come and join in the fun.


If you have questions you may reach
Barb at (740) 373-2843.



  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. 




If you like what we are doing help support the work of God at First Lutheran with a donation on Pay Pal just click



 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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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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