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October 1st, 2018

A Mighty Fortress Is Our God!

Each October we Lutherans remember the Protestant Reformation, inaugurated by our own Martin Luther. 2017 was the 500 th anniversary year, when we were reminded that Martin Luther, an Augustinian Monk, virtually single-handedly challenged the Roman Catholic Church, changing the course of Christendom forever. We will remember this exceptional man and the movement he inspired on Sunday, October 28 th.

September 4th, 2018

Fall Start-up!

We excited to be restarting our various ministries and missions this fall! Sunday School begins on Sept 16th. Confirmation will resume on Sept. 23rd, with an initial meeting on Sunday, Sept 16th at 11:45AM. Choir will begin on Sunday, Sept 16. Once again our halls will resound with the noises of activity, learning, and song! Please prioritize your spiritual and Christian communal life here at 153 Park Street, and outside of these four walls. Let us give thanks to the Lord, for God is good!

Christmas Services


Sunday, December 24th 10:15 AM, Advent IV Worship (no 8AM Service)


A shorter service especially suited for the youngest of toddlers through children of the age of ten. Highlights include the Little Drummer Boy parade and each child receiving a Christmas ornament to take home. Adults are always welcome. Bring your cameras!

7:30 PM Family Candlelight Communion Worship

In this service we will sing Christmas Carols for the liturgical parts of the Worship.

10:30 PM Late Service with Candlelight and Communion

The Lutheran version of Midnight Mass

CHRISTMAS DAY 10:15 AM Quiet Christmas with Communion

Held at the same hour as our Sunday Worship, this reverent service enables us to greet the new morn and reflect on the Incarnation of God.

NEW YEARS EVE Sunday, December 31st

10:15 Lessons and Carols (No 8 AM Service)

December 10, 2017

Baptism of Joslyn Raine Altamura!

October 21st, 2017

Haunted Hayride!

The Youth Club Haunted Hayride is scheduled for October 21st!

Meet at the church at 7pm.

For more information, please contact us by clicking here!

October 8th, 2017


Our First Lutheran Youth Club (FLYC) will hold an organizational meeting on Sunday, October 8th at 5PM, followed by Pizza and ManHunt!  We hope to map out our Fall activities and Service Projects. The group is open to all Jr./Sr. High Youth. We're happy to have older youth attend as Jr. Advisors, as well.

We've tentatively scheduled our annual trip to a Haunted Hayride for Sunday, October 22nd at 7PM. Please mark your calendars and refrigerators, and plan to attend!

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October 21st, 2016

Junior & Senior High Haunted Hayride

The Youth Club Haunted Hayride is scheduled for THIS Friday, October 21st! This trip is for Junior/Senior High youth only. We will meet at the church for Pizza at 6:30pm, and then out to Flemington NJ to Schaefer Farms Fright Night, including a hayride, corn maze, cemetery walk and corridor of chaos!

The cost is $30 per person. There may be blood, mud, gore, and gook, so wear old shoes and jeans. See you Fright-day!

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October 16th

Welcome Melissa Foord!

Join First Lutheran Church as we welcome our new Sunday School Instructor, Melissa Foord
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Melissa graduated from New Jersey City University in 2004 with a Teacher of the Handicap certification (TOH). She began her career in education working for New Beginnings, a special needs school located in Fairfield, NJ, where she worked as an aide and head teacher. She later started up an Autistic Program in Lincoln Park, NJ working with preschool children. For the past seven years, she has been working as a first grade teacher in a special needs classroom in Wayne, NJ. Her experience has included working with Autism Spectrum Disorder individuals and individuals with various cognitive delays, communication impairments, and behavioral disorders.

Welcome, Melissa!

August 16th

First Lutheran Church is a Poke Stop!

NEWS FLASH! First Lutheran Church is a Poke-Stop! The hot spot is inside, and clues as to it's location will be given out after Worship on Sunday, 8AM or 10:15AM. Turn your icon from Purple to Blue multiple times!