Holiday Services

1332280548718In addition to our weekly Divine Services on Sunday Mornings at 9:30 am, we will be hosting other opportunities to worship throughout the Advent and Christmas seasons. 

Midweek Advent Services: We celebrate a Service of Prayer and Preaching at Noon on the Wednesdays of December 3rd, 10th, and 17th.

Children's Christmas Program: Our Preschool and Sunday School children join together to celebrate Jesus' birth on as they present the Christmas Program "Unfrozen" on Sunday, Dec. 14th at 9:30 a.m.

Christmas Eve Family Service: A shorter, family-friendly service at 5pm on Dec. 24th.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service: All your favorite Christmas Hymns and the familiar readings, in celebration of our Savior's birth at 7pm on Dec. 24th.

Christmas Day Divine Service with Holy Communion: We celebrate our Savior coming to us, remembering His ultimate sacrifice as we gather around His Body and His Blood for you at 9:30am on Dec. 25th.

Christmas Choral Service: We have another chance sing our favorite Christmas carols and hear the story of our Savior's birth on Sunday, Dec. 28th at 9:30am.

Please join us as we anticipate and celebrate the coming our our Lord!

DVC Philharmonic Orchestra at First Lutheran Church

On November 23rd, the Diablo Valley Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by Owen Lee, accompanied the worship service at First. Here's what that sounded like! 



Read more: DVC Philharmonic Orchestra at First Lutheran Church

Judas and Matthias: Trading Up

In our lives, we have opportunities every day to grow, but every day costs us something. How do you invest your time? Your money? Your skills? Your faith? Listen to this sermon from Pastor Jedidiah Maschke to learn about what it means to make solid investments with all that God has given us.

Now Interviewing for Church Administrative Assistant

First Lutheran Church of Concord (LCMS) is a small, active church seeking an administrative assistant to serve part time between the hours of 9am and 1pm, Tue-Fri. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, self-disciplined, and detail oriented. In addition to receptionist duties, responsibilities will include (at various times) project management, office management, data entry, light bookkeeping, graphic design, and promotion of the church.


  • Strong telephone and customer service skills.
  • Fluent communicator; competent in speaking, reading, and writing in the English language.
  • Intermediate computer skills (use of keyboard, mouse, and printers, and functions of Microsoft Windows 7), and proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Publisher, and Outlook particularly).
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

The complete job description with anticipated responsibilities and duties may be viewed at this link.

Please send your resume, a cover letter explaining why you want to work at First Lutheran Church, and where you heard about this position to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

First Lutheran Christian Preschool

First Lutheran Preschool - Concord"Where Learning and Loving Go Hand in Hand"

First Lutheran Christian Preschool has helped area families for over 25 years, providing loving care, education, and activity for children 2 to 5.

To learn more about our program, please click here to visit our website, call the Preschool Office at (925) 798-5330, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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