Welcome to First Lutheran Church. Here we stand on the foundation of Jesus Christ and His Word. We are a historic congregation with worship, study, and life together that treasure the truth and beauty of Biblical Lutheran theology and the culture of the Reformation Era as well as doctrinally pure expressions of the Christian faith and life from around the globe and throughout history. First Lutheran has been serving and worshiping in the Knoxville community since 1869. Come to First Lutheran Church to receive and serve our God and our neighbors in need.

In Christ’s service,

Rev. Paul Bushur, Pastor

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Summer Sunday Worship Schedule

Our summer schedule begins Sunday, June 5, and continues through Sunday, September 4: 8:15 a.m. — Worship with Communion 9:15 a.m. — Sunday School for Pre-2nd Grade and Book of Genesis Review for older children and adults 10:30 a.m. — Divine Service IV with Communion

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Helping the Hungry and Homeless

Karen Farris displays a pan of brownies made for the lunch First Lutheran serves every eighth Saturday at Knoxville Area Rescue Mission. Thank you to all members and friends who help prepare and serve lunch. Find out how you can help by checking your directory and calling Karen. Learn More

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