First Lutheran Choir Cantata

First Lutheran Choir Cantata

Article Contributed by First Lutheran Church The First Lutheran Choir and soloists under the direction of Brian A. Bogey, Minister of Music and Organist, will perform George Frederick Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, December 10th at the 11 a.m. worship service. Handel’s famous oratorio was composed in 1741 in a period of 23 days. This is […]

Rock Makes Hall of Fame

First Lutheran Church and Medina Sandstone

Rock Makes Hall of Fame

Article Contributed by Lisa Yaggie First Lutheran Church, 120 Chandler Street in Jamestown, has been welcomed into the 2017 Class of the Medina Sandstone Society’s Sandstone Hall of Fame. Since 2013, the Hall of Fame has awarded 23 inductees located throughout Western New York and Erie, PA. Medina Sandstone is a unique and distinctive species […]

500th Anniversary of the Reformation Service at First Lutheran Church

500th Anniversary of the Reformation Service at First Lutheran Church

Article Contributed by First Lutheran Church The community is invited to join with area Lutheran congregations celebrating our unity as Christians in proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ. A combined worship service on Sunday, October 29 at the Jamestown First Lutheran Church, will mark the 500th Anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. A special instrumental […]

First Lutheran Community Outreach Donation to Toys For Tots

First Lutheran Community Outreach Donation to Toys For Tots

Article Contributed by First Lutheran The First Lutheran Community Outreach Store with Debi Brandi, store manager, recently presented a check for $1000 to the Toys For Tots for the upcoming 2017 Christmas season. Receiving the donation were the three TRC Toy For Tots Coordinators Patrick Smeraldo, Independent Service Coordinator with Chautauqua Connections, Inc.; Terri Johnson, […]

First Lutheran Church Rally Day

First Lutheran Church Rally Day

Article Contributed by First Lutheran Church First Lutheran Church Rally Day was observed on Sunday, September 10th with a tour of the church building, arts and crafts activities, and a birthday cake celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. A special display highlighting the various ministries of the church were featured in the church parlors […]

First Lutheran Church Creates a Green Space

First Lutheran Church Creates a Green Space

Article Contributed by First Lutheran Church On Thursday, June 15 First Lutheran Church members braved the weather to cut the ribbon on a Green Space several years in the making. This story began in 2002 with a lot next door to First Lutheran that contained an abandoned house that had been condemned. With encouragement from […]

Pastors Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Ordination

Pastors Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Ordination

Article Contributed by First Lutheran Church Pastors Jeff Hedin and Dan Nagle met recently at the Upstate New York Synod Assembly in Rochester, NY. Pastor Hedin is a 1969 graduate of Southwestern Central High School and Cornell University. He completed his seminary studies at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia. Pastor Nagle graduated from Jamestown […]

Debi Brandi Presents Donation

Debi Brandi Presents Donation

Article Contributed by First Lutheran Church Debi Brandi, Director of the Community Outreach Store at First Lutheran Church, is shown pictured with Susan Rowley, Kathleen Collver and members of the Blue Star Mothers NY4 group. Brandi presented a monetary donation, taken from proceeds from the store, to the group. The store is open Monday, Wednesday […]