Education For All Ages

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We believe the Christian life is one of continuing conversation, learning, growth, and engagement with God and one another. Education is offered to encourage, nurture, and equip you to further that conversation. We understand that doubt and wrestling are part of the journey of faith, and seek to make safe space where life and faith can be honestly engaged. 

Opportunities For Fellowship and Worship

Women's Study:

The Women's Study group meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 11:30 AM. Bring a sack lunch and come for the study and fellowship.

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Weekly Sunday Adult Education:

We meet before worship on Sunday at 10:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall. The current study is on "The American Protestant Experience."

Lunch Bunch:

During this time of COVID, the Lunch Bunch is on hiatus. The hope is to resume sometime in the spring at a local restaurant fourth Tuesday of every month at 11:30 AM.

New Adult Study:

"Freedom of Christian Study" looks at the 1520 treatise titled “The Freedom of a Christian” written by Martin Luther. Pr. Carol will be leading the study starting on Wednesday, January 6, for ten sessions. Sessions will be weekly from 10:00 - 11:30 AM at FLC. Books containing the treatise can be ordered through Amazon or Barnes and Noble. Pr. Carol recommends the annotated books of Timothy J. Wengert (editor) or Mark D. Tranvik (editor). If you would prefer the link to a free online version, contact Pr. Carol.

Coffee & Scripture:

Bring a cup of coffee or tea and join in the conversation for the Scriptures for the coming Sunday every Monday morning at 10:00 AM. The weekly announcements will list the readings that will be discussed.

Thirsty Theology:

Thirsty Theology meets the first Monday of the month at 6:00 PM at FLC to talk about life, philosophy, faith, and deep questions of meaning. We explore and express our own doubts and questions, and learn from others.

Lutheran Trump Card:

"Lutheran Trump Card" sessions are scheduled for March 1 and April 12 at First Lutheran in Plains. Note that the April date was changed because of the Easter Holiday..

Seasonal Devotionals:

The Lenten daily devotions being used are from Luther Seminary. The series is entitled, “Awesome Mystery.” It has a similar format to that of the 2020 Advent Devotional, “O Lord How Shall I Meet You?” The contributing writers include seminary professors and graduates from Luther Seminary. James L. Boyce ’71 M.Div. is the theological editor.

Due to copyright restrictions, we are not able to post the devotions on Facebook. You will either receive a daily email or a hard copy. Please contact the church office if you would like to be receive the devotional.

We have set up online giving for your regular offerings or special gifts. The new "Give" button will take you to a secure online giving site that is approved by the ELCA

Contact Information

First Lutheran Church

PO Box 475

604 South 5th Avenue

Plains, Montana 59859

Email: firstlutheran@blackfoot.net

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