First English

Mission Statement:  We work and worship as God's family, drawing others to a loving and forgiving Savior, celebrating a new life of commitment.

First English Lutheran has a variety of ministries. Our weekly Liturgy of Holy Communion is at 11:00 AM on Sunday morning. We also have special services for the Wednesdays during Advent and Lent, Christmas Eve, Epiphany, and Holy Week.

As a Lutheran congregation, music is a vital part of our ministry. Our vocal choir and handbell choir are regular participants in our worship service. We also host concerts by musical performers from outside of our church family.  Our church provides a practice space for the community Citizens' Band, and they, in turn, provide the music for our annual Animal Blessing event. 

First English also nurtures children in the Christian faith by offering camperships for children and families to attend Camp Lutherlyn - a Lutheran Camp of the Northwestern PA and Southwestern PA Synods.

Pastor Tim Spence leads adult Bible Study (September-May) and occassional  book discussion groups.

First English also supports many local and international social organizations with donations. These organizations include: ELCA World Hunger Appeal, ELCA Disaster Relief, Heifer International, Woodland Avenue Food Pantry, Salvation Army, Jefferson Area Lutheran Social Ministries, and others.