Please join us for an intimate evening of
songs and stories at
release party at
Friday, January 9, 2015, 7:30-9pm.
us if you are
interested in buying a copy
of “Psalms for
Healing Heart.” Each CD
is $20, including taxes and general shipping
costs across Canada. 10% of the albums’
revenue will be donated to the ministry of
First Lutheran Church, in gratitude for the
support and encouragement Pastor Lori-Anne
Boutin-Crawford has received from the
Here you can
read more about "The Psalms For The
Worship is the heart of our ministry
and mission. We celebrate the Lord’s Supper every
Sunday at the
morning (10:30 am)
and contemporary evening (6:30
pm, from September till May) services.
Our morning service is available online as
well via live webcast
which goes on air at around 10:20 am
recording on our
YouTube channel. Here
videos of some of our evening services.
Sunday School for children ages 3-12 begins at 10:45 a.m.
every second Sunday.
Here is Sunday
for the 2014/2015 school year:
No Sunday School in December
January 4, 18, February 1, 15,
March 1, 22
no Sunday School during Spring break
April 12, 26, May 10, 24,
June 7, 21
Mondays at 7:00 pm we are open for
Twice a month on
Wednesdays at 7:00 pm we meet for Book
Study. This Fall-Winter season we'll be
"Inner Compass" by Margaret Silf. 7:30
pm on Thursday evenings is our
How to find us
First Lutheran Church is located at 5745 Wales Street in East Vancouver (at the corner of East 42nd Avenue and Wales Street—and Wales is six blocks east of Victoria Drive and three blocks west of Rupert Street—see map).
Video of the week
of the week
"The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; He has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed,To bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to the prisoners; to proclaim the year of the LORD's favour, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn; to provide for those who mourn in Zion-to give them a garland instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the mantle of praise instead of a faint spirit. They will be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, to display his glory.
They shall build up the ancient ruins, they shall raise up the former devastations; They shall repair the ruined cities, The devastations of many generations." (Isaiah 61:1-4)
Imagine how different our communities would be if we weren't silenced in shame and felt safe enough to be open and vulnerable with one another, free to share about our real struggles and our suffering, free to receive the help we need.
How different this world would be if we could openly weep and mourn together, and come home bearing seeds of love and joy, leaving our sorrows behind. If we believed that we are all called to bring good news to each other, to bind one another's wounds, to comfort those who mourn, and to help rebuild the lives that have been devastated.
Indeed, we are still in need of the true light to shine in our midst. We are in need of seeing the light of Christ reflected in one another's hearts and lives...