First Lutheran Church
By Elmer E. Jensen
When I think of the history of First Lutheran, I have to bring in a little background of personal family history. Dad was born in Denmark. Mother was born in Mist, which is just a few miles from Clatskanie. Both were brought up Lutheran. Mom was a school teacher in Goble, and Dad worked on the train ferry which ran between Goble and Kalama when they met and then married.
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"We invite all to share the joy of God's love and forgiveness through Jesus Christ."
Our guiding principles are to:Reflect God's love by being inviting, non-judgmental, compassionate, and respectful;
Work to be dependable and responsive in our community and global efforts;
Adapt to the changing needs of our congregation;
Joyfully proclaim the story of God's love and forgiveness through Jesus Christ.