Positive Loitering

You've heard of loitering, right? We put a spin on the concept of loitering and try to make it positive. We have decided to try to be intentional about meeting our neighbors. We go door to door as ambassadors for our church, introducing ourselves and reaching out to our neighbors and the surrounding community. Join us every Thursday at 4 PM. We meet at the church.


Block Parties
​Once each month during the summer First English joins our partner congregations to host a community block party on a Friday evening. Food, music, games and celebration of community mark our events. Thank you to block party sponsors Bexley UMC, Epiphany Lutheran, and Lord of Life Lutheran.

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First English Lutheran Church

Community Outreach​

Thursday Night Community Dinner

Join us for community dinner on Thursday evenings at 6:00 P.M. Doors open at 5:30 for fellowship. There are separate activities for kids which take place both before and after the meal. Each week the meal is provided by a different partner congregation. 

  •          Advocacy Center

                Volunteers are here each Thursday in the Advocacy Center starting at 5:30. They are                         here to provide assistance to those seeking employment, benefits, and other local                             resources which promote healthy living.

  •          Legal Clinic

                Volunteer lawyers are present the fourth Thursday of each month from 5:30 P.M. - 7:30                   P.M. Note - More LAWYERS are needed! Contact Sara Neikirk 261-0146, or by email                           at sneikirk@columbus.rr.com if you can help.

Sunday Morning Community Breakfast

Every Sunday morning at 9:30 A.M. a community breakfast is provided by one of our partner congregations. Breakfast begins immediately following the 8:30 A.M. worship service, which we invite you to attend.

​Clothing Room

The clothing room at First English is open every Wednesday and Friday from 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. If you would like to make a donation to the clothing room, please contact the church office by phone at (614) 252-3191 or by e-mail at felcoffice@wowway.biz.


Neighborhood Improvement
This is an open discussion focused on developing and improving the neighborhood surrounding First English Lutheran Church. All are invited to come and take part in this meaningful conversation as we discuss different ways that we as a church can build positive relationships within the community.