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.

 Check out what's happening at First Lutheran!



Epiphany Celebration
Epiphany Celebration

Sunday Jan 6th at 7pm


On January 6th we celebrate the 12th night of Christmas and the coming of the Wisemen. At First Lutheran we celebrate the Epiphany by using a East African Worship Liturgy and partake in Holy Communion with one another. Afte the service we then partake in the burning of the Greens.




 The Burning of 

     the Greens

    Sunday Jan 6th


After our Epiphany Worship service at 7pm we will walk to the Community Garden and burn the greens used during Advent and Christmas worship. 

We will also be providing Hot Chocolate and cookies to keep us warm and fed.

Finally thanks to the Parkersburg Fire Department for being there for us.



 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.  


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   Pastors Class Studying

 The Jesse Tree

We hear all the time about that Jesus comes from the lineage of the Jesse tree. What does that mean and why was it so important to the Jews and Christians alike.  Pastors class starts at 10am and is done by 12pm. 


Lesson and Carols

 Sunday December 30th  

            at 10am      



  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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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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