LCLC is a beautiful piece of God's creation that is dedicated to living out our mission: Sharing the gospel of Christ Jesus in ways that give life. How do we do this?  By providing opportunities for spiritual growth, renewal, and Christ-centered community in the wonder of God’s creation.

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Call To Worship

All you who are thirsty, this is  the place for water. All you who are hungry, this is the place to be fed. Why spend your earnings on what is not food? Why pay for that which fails to satisfy? Here, without 
money, here, without price, all may enjoy the bread of heaven. God speaks, and all who listen will have life..

What the Bible Say About…..

The ELCA accepts the canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as the inspired Word of God and the authoritative source and norm of its proclamation, faith, and life.  Here is a link to key passages in the Bible that speak to many topics in everyday life.  Click here.

Saturday 5pm- Church building open for worship. 

Sunday 11am - Traditional worship begins soon.

Sunday 11am - Sunday School closed indefinitely.

Blanket Angels

Blankets are being made for children in foster care.  The local foster care system distributes 100 blankets a month. Our group will create no-sew blankets that can be made in one night and delivered to the Child Advocate Center on Franklin St. with tags that say "This blanket belongs to: _________" and the child will be able to write there name on it.  This way they will always be able to have at least one thing that is their own. We meet the third Thursday of each month (next date tbd) ) from 6-8 at the church. If you would like to donate, you can pick up the fleece no-sew blankets at JoAnn Fabrics and save them in the coat room, and our members will work on them.  Join the Blanket Angels Facebook page for up- dates (needs, bad weather cancellations, etc.).  Thank you for your continued support)..


Thanks to the past and current generosity of ALC members, the church council has been able to 
make charitable gifts the past 2 months to local community organizations. In March, it gave $550 
to FeedMore WNY (what used to Meals on Wheels and the WNY Food Pantry). In April, it 
gave $300 to Kevin Guest House. As the months move on, council will be asking for your help 
identifying other organizations locally to receive gifts. Stay tuned

Twenty-Third Annual Lutheran Charities Golf Classic

Date: August 9, 2021 ¦ Time: 12:00 PM

We are excited to welcome our golfers back to our revamped and ultra special return of our Annual Golf Classic! Join us at our NEW VENUE, Glen Oak Golf Club on Monday, August 9th. Filled with prizes, awards, and lots of fun, this is an event you will not want to miss! Single golfers tickets are $125.00 per person, or reserve a foursome for $500.00! Lunch and dinner are included! Or just join us for dinner for $30.00.

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Interim Dean

The Rev. Nancy Milleville has been appointed the interim dean of our conference beginning August 1.  st. She will serve as the interim until elections in September. She can be reached at

Kevin Guest House

Did you know Amherst is still working to provide a meal each month to Kevin Guest  House? While as of right now we cannot  provide a meal in person, we have been  having prepared meals delivered each  month. Continuing to commit to this  ministry will take your support. So consider  giving a special gift to this ministry during  the month of April. Donations can be mailed  to church with Kevin Guest House written  on the memo line or they can be made  online through Tithely.

Property Help Needed!

A few Spring/Summer tasks that can be done individually at your own convenience!
1. Trim new growth on the bushes
2. Memory Garden cleanup
3. Maple seeds in the back parking lot
4. Paint filigree iron on the Main Street wall

We are adding Blacktop Sealing and replacing some expired Fire Extinguishers this month too!
Thanks in advance for helping our church look loved and cared for!  Contact Janet Schmidt

Thrivent Members

Don’t forget, if you are a member of Thrivent Financial you may have choice dollars you can direct to a local or national organization. Amherst is included among this list of organizations, so consider directing your choice dollars here as we continue to work to share the good news of God with friends and neighbors! Visit the Thrivent website or give them a call with any questions or for help!

Live or work in the Amherst-Williamsville area?

Amherst Lutheran Church embraces the gifts of God to be used in the caring ministry of Jesus throughout His world. Holy God, your word feeds your people with life that is eternal. Direct our choices and preserve us in your truth, that, renouncing what is false and evil, we may live in you, through your Son, Jesus  Christ, our Savior and Lord. Amen. 

Dash's food receipts

These continue to be collected and deposited in the box located in the coat room  Monies received are used to help the local needs of the hungry. 

Compassionate Friends

Thiis is a nationwide support group for parents who have lost children to death meets at the church on the second Tuesday of each month, 7-9pm (next date tbd).  They have added a group for siblings that will meet at the same time, on the same night.  Contact Tammy Schueler for more info at 507-7552. 

Amherst Lutheran Church

5125 Main Street  (just east of the I-290) Williamsville, NY  14221  716-632-4185.

Cancer Companions

Cancer doesn’t get to swallow your days and your nights. It doesn’t get to put stress in your life or plague you with fear. It doesn’t get to come between you and your loved ones and it doesn’t get to come between you and your God. For many, these emotional and spiritual cancer battles can be as difficult as the physical battles. In short, cancer does not get to be more important than the most important things in your life. The most important things in your life are the things you can use to push the cancer back so you can breathe again.  Call the church office for meeting information.

Worship Is On At Amherst Lutheran Church
In Person & Online

The church is open for worship Saturday at 5pm..  This worship service is  designed for EVERYONE + (now including those who can access worship online). Masks will be required at this service, along with social distancing. You may bring your own communion to worship to be consumed outside, pick up a prepared grape juice/wafer pack, or take words of institution along with you to  celebrate at home.

Click here to enjoy the Online Worship from July 25th again.

Click here to join the online worship on Sunday, August 1st

Listen To More Worship Music

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Thank You For Your Offering

Amherst Lutheran Church  has partnered with a company called to allow our members to continue to support our Church through offerings.  Although you can certainly mail your offerings directly to the church, we highly encourage you to use one of these secure online giving options a try. 

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Portals Of Prayer

Even though you may not have here in person for worship, Portals of Prayer is still arriving at ALC.  If you would be interested in receiving a copy at your home, please let Pastor Rebecca or the office know and we can arrange to have it delivered directly to you!