Worship has resumed at Amherst Lutheran Church on Saturdays at 5pm.. This worship service is designed for those who are 60+ (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.
Enjoy the February 28th Worship service again. Click here for the YouTube link.
The Pastor will be posting videos and messages regularly. Click on this Facebook link.
Worship with us on Facebook Sunday, March 7th, at 10am. Click on this Facebook link...
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.
Amherst Lutheran Church has partnered with a company called tithe.ly 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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As you leave this space, May your mouth speak of God’s goodness. May your arms hold those in need.
May your feet walk toward justice. May your heart trust its worth. May your soul dance in God’s grace.
And may this be your rhythm—Again and again and again, Until God’s promised day. In the name of the Lover, + the Beloved, and Love itself, Go with courage, go with heart, go in peace.
Our Kevin Guest House funds are depleted, so we are asking for donations, following the same protocol with our new treasurer, Rich Ide. Checks should be made out to Amherst Lutheran Church, noting Kevin House in the memo section (a sticky note on the check noting it goes to the Kevin House fund would help). Please mail the checks to Amherst Lutheran Church, 5125 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221. If you would prefer to give online, you can use Tithely to do so (link
to Tithely can be found on the ALC website). Just choose Kevin Guest House from the pull-down menu. Thanks for your help. The Kevin House folks appreciated those lasagna dinners. If you have any questions, please feel free to be in contact with Pastor Rebecca or Karin Johnson.
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.
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
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)..
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.
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!
Trinity has an ongoing project and collection called “TriniKnits.” Members of the congregation knit, crochet, and purchase hats, scarves, and mittens for the homeless. Because of the difficult
economic situation so many are facing this year, they would like to increase their production/collection. If you are interested in donation items, please contact Trinity at firstname.lastname@example.org for more
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.
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.
In Lent we are reminded again and again, that suffering and brokenness find us. We doubt again,
we lament again, we mess up again. Again and again, the story of Jesus on the cross repeats –
every time lives are taken unjustly, every time the powerful choose corruption and violence, every
time individuals forget how to love. And yet, in the midst of the motion blur chaos of our lives,
God offers a sacred refrain: “I choose you, I love you, I will lead you to repair.” Again and again,
God breaks the cycle and offers us a new way forward. So join us this Lent as we explore the
theme again and again. There will be a Lenten Devotional Book to use, Devotional Cards which
will be shared through Facebook, and special worship material. While we cannot hold on our traditional midweek services during, Lent we will attempt to do a Zoom dinner church each Wednesday. So grab your dinner and join us for conversation at 6:30pm Wednesday during Lent!
Even though we have not been meeting 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!