Worship Services

Come and join us for worship service on Sundays at 10:30 AM.

To attend in person, please register via our Church Center page.  In-person worship follows our COVID worship guidelinesPlease read the guidelines before registering.

In accordance with Maryland COVID-19 guidelines and our desire to keep everyone safe, you must pre-register every week as we will be limiting attendance to ensure social distance remains in effect.

If you’d like to attend virtually, our services are live-streamed to our YouTube and Vimeo channels.

The YouTube link will also be posted directly to the church’s Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/FirstLutheranOdenton/

We hope to continue and even expand our online ministry through this forum into the future to provide not only for those folks at high-risk for COVID-19, but also for shut-ins, out-of-state travelers and those who prefer online access to God’s word.

Announcements and Prayers

June 15th, 2021


Upcoming Meetings

June 20th, Visioning Meeting following service (see details below)July 5th, Ladies Auxiliary, 6:30 PM

July 12th, Planning Council, 7:00 PM

Ladies Night Out

Please join us for dinner on June 17th, 6:30 PM, at All American Steakhouse, 1502 Annapolis Road, Odenton, 21113.  RSVP by calling the church office at 410-672-3352 or Denise at 410-562-8029, or emailing churchoffice@felcodenton.org.

Men’s Breakfast

We are starting back up our Men’s Prayer Breakfast. Every male in the congregation is encouraged to come and fellowship with us. This is an informal gathering to get to know each other and Christ as a group. Join us this Saturday, June 19th at 9:00 AM, Perry’s Restaurant, 1210 Annapolis Rd, Odenton.

Visioning Meeting

This Sunday (20 June 2021) after church (~11:30 am), we will have a 1 Hour meeting to discuss the Visioning Effort and the recent Survey Results. We encourage everyone to attend and participate to both gain a better understanding regarding what the Visioning Team has done and why they are proposing what they have from their Visioning efforts. We will also try to address some of the comments provided by the recent Visioning Survey, as well as gain a better understanding of those survey comments and perhaps address any specific “issues” that need to be addressed. As everyone should be aware, the Visioning Effort was commissioned by the Planning Council and facilitated by the District in order to assist FELC in planning for our Future as Christ’s Church here on earth. Therefore, it is important that everyone who is interested in FELC’s future participates in this process. For those who are unable to attend in person, we will be extending the meeting by creating a Virtual Meeting room (MS Teams) to allow folks to attend virtually over the Internet. Details to follow.

If you have not already filled-out the Survey, we encourage you to do so before the meeting the link is:
https://forms.gle/Ju3V9UbmwMBsWZsn6.

If you have completed the hardcopy survey and have not turned it in, you can drop it in the mail slot in the Fellowship Hall door.

Thank you! Your input is important.

Adult Bible Study

Please join us on Sunday mornings at 9:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall for Adult Bible Study.  The material is a bible study from Lutheran Hour Ministries and is consistent with the Church’s Visioning Process.  For additional information, contact Wayne Van Dine.

Fish Fry Dinner

June 26, 2021
4pm-6pm
Fried tilapia, red beans & rice, mac & cheese, cole slaw, dessert
Carry-outs or outside seating (weather permitting):  $10
Cost reduced to $8 if you donate dog leashes, dog beds, unopened dog treats and toys for a local animal shelter.  
Pre-orders requested by June 23rd: call or text Margie Mallary.

Proceeds will go to Truckin 4 Troops. This is a Thrivent Sponsored Event

Vacation Bible Study

Rainforest Explorers
Jesus Leads the Way!
July 19-23, 2021; 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Grades Pre-K through Middle School

Volunteers are needed for:
Opening/closing Bible stories
Crafts Games
Snacks Decorating
Registration And more!

Please prayerfully considering helping. We cannot do this without your help. Contact Margie Mallary.

Earn a P.R.A.Y. Award

Anyone in the appropriate age category can attend.  It is not necessary to be a member of a church or Scouting group.  Cost is free.
 
            Jesus and Me – Kindergarten through 1st grade (4 weeks)
            God and Me – Second and Third grade (4 weeks)
            God and Family- Fourth through Sixth grade (6 weeks)
 
Starting Tuesday, July 27th, 6:00-7:30 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Odenton, 8397 Piney Orchard Parkway, Odenton.
 
Register by July 9th.  Call or Text Margie Mallary.

Young Adult Small Group

The young adult small group is finally resuming our virtual meetings!

If you are between the ages of 20 and 30 and would be interested in joining our Bible Study, we meet on Wednesdays from 8-9pm.  We are currently studying Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s “Life Together” and would love to add more people to our conversations. If interested please contact John Pinckney for more information.

We look forward to discussing God’s word with you!

Updated Contact Information and Call Request

We now have an online form to help keep our information current. If you would like to have your contact information updated, you can do so via the following link. You can also make a request for a phone call.

https://felc.churchcenter.com/people/forms/119816

Giving

There are currently two ways to give. One way to give is by mailing your offering directly to the church office (8397 Piney Orchard Parkway, Odenton, MD 21113). Only a few months ago we installed a secure mailbox with a lock to keep our mail safe. If you haven’t already, I encourage you to consider another way to give online. It is one easy way to be faithful in financial stewardship.

For online giving:

https://felc.churchcenter.com/giving  

For further instruction see:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oqxqUbWiQE   

You can also help the church out via Amazon Smile.  More information at our Amazon Smile page or click the banner below to get started.

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About Us

From its humble beginnings almost 80 years ago, First Evangelical Lutheran Church has brought the Gospel Of Jesus Christ to Odenton and the surrounding areas.

Come and join us on Sunday mornings at 10:30 AM for worship as we come together in fellowship to grow as disciples of Jesus.