First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

142 N. Date St.
Mesa AZ  85201

Phone: (480) 969-7221

First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

First Evangelical Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America which has more than 4 million members according to our Grand Canyon Synod. We are a diverse church family walking with Christ and practicing radical hospitality. Feel free to meet and talk with Pastor Melissa at church.

Our congregation offers fellowship and services Friday nights and Sunday mornings and we have programs for people of all ages including retirees, young adults, and youth. Our services are each unique reflecting our diversity while at the same time relying on our common Evangelical Lutheran Worship. We offer a Spanish language service at 11:15. Tenemos una misa en español a las 11 de la mañana los domingos.

First/La Primera is a Reconciling in Christ congregation and welcomes all people regardless of their race, sex, gender, language, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.

We're a welcoming & diverse ELCA congregation: Services: Fri., 7pm, Sun. 9:15 and 11:15am (Español - La Primera). Come as you are!

Gathered to worship! Sent to witness and serve!

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Business Information


Founded: First Evangelical is the oldest Lutheran congregation in what we call the East Valley, which includes Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert and Apache Junction
Parking: Street, Parking Lot

Categories: Church/Religious Organization, Lutheran Church, Religious Organization

Hours

Mon: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wed: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thu: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm



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Past Events

Cursillo (Women's Retreat)

Cursillo (Women's Retreat)
05:00 pm - 10/11/2018

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

Cursillo Retreats Cursillo has its roots in the Catholic Church. It is a retreat centered on the events of Holy Week with talks and worship grounded in God’s amazing...

Cursillo (Men's Weekend)

Cursillo (Men's Weekend)
05:00 pm - 10/04/2018

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

Cursillo Retreats Cursillo has its roots in the Catholic Church. It is a retreat centered on the events of Holy Week with talks and worship grounded in God’s amazing...

Play SPOT - West Mesa

Play SPOT - West Mesa
10:30 am - 04/20/2018

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

Play and learn as a family at Play SPOT. Hands-on learning activities for families with children birth-5 years old. Space is limited, a ticket is required. Tickets...

Women's Lutheran Cursillo

Women's Lutheran Cursillo
06:00 pm - 03/22/2018

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

LUTHERAN CURSILLO ~ March 15-18 for men, March 22-25 for women, both at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mesa. There is no cost to attend. You will come back...

Lutheran Men's Cursillo

Lutheran Men's Cursillo
06:00 am - 03/15/2018

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

LUTHERAN CURSILLO ~ March 15-18 for men, March 22-25 for women, both at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mesa. There is no cost to attend. You will come back...

That’s Amore! Sweets with your Sweetheart

That’s Amore! Sweets with your Sweetheart
05:00 pm - 02/10/2018

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

The youth of First Evangelical present an evening of desserts from 5-7 o’clock on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Cannoli, cupcakes, and an ice cream sundae bar!...

Kids Creations - West Mesa

Kids Creations - West Mesa
10:00 am - 02/07/2018

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

Child gets to create fun interactive activities that they can play with at home. Upcoming workshops include Oatmeal drum making, cereal box board games, and glove...

Las Posadas

Las Posadas
06:00 pm - 12/22/2017

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

A bilingual faith community will come together on December 22, 6-9 pm to celebrate Las Posadas. Viernes 22 de diciembre 6 pm Las Posadas comenzando y terminanda...

Conoce tus Derechos

Conoce tus Derechos
06:00 pm - 12/13/2017

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

Soñadores, amigos y familiares: Vengan a aprender de sus derechos, como podemos abogar por el un nuevo Dream Act. Hagan preguntas de abodagos y expertos. Informacion...

Winter Wonderland - West Mesa

Winter Wonderland - West Mesa
10:00 am - 12/12/2017

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

TODAY IN MESA!!! RSVP by calling or texting Isabel at:480-868-0904 Llamar a Isabel para reservar. Please join us for winter themed learning activities! Each activity...

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen
10:00 am - 10/17/2017

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

A parent-child cooking class. Children will be introduced to simple step recipes that they can easily cut, chop, and layer. If you have a picky eater this is a good...

Kids Creations

Kids Creations
10:00 am - 10/04/2017

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

Child gets to create fun interactive activities that they can play with at home. Upcoming workshops include Oatmeal drum making, cereal box board games, and glove...

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen
10:00 am - 09/20/2017

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

A parent-child cooking class. Children will be introduced to simple step recipes that they can easily cut, chop, and layer. If you have a picky eater this is a good...

Kids Creations

Kids Creations
10:00 am - 09/06/2017

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

Child gets to create fun interactive activities that they can play with at home. Upcoming workshops include Oatmeal drum making, cereal box board games, and glove...

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen
10:00 am - 08/16/2017

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

A parent-child cooking class. Children will be introduced to simple step recipes that they can easily cut, chop, and layer. If you have a picky eater this is a good...

Youth Summer Program

Youth Summer Program
09:00 am - 06/05/2017

At First Evangelical Lutheran Church - La Primera

Free two week program for children going into 1st - 5th grades. Focused on character building and staying active. Monday - Friday 9-11:00am Snack provided Space...

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