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More than 157 years ago, God called a small group of people in Galveston, Texas, to witness and minister in Christ's name to this port city on the Gulf of Mexico. A few faithful people planted and nurtured seeds that grew into what First Evangelical Lutheran Church is today.

Throughout the generations, people of faith and hope have responded to God's call and have overcome many obstacles to erect buildings for ministry to allow people to meet, share, and bolster their faith in God.

Come and visit us during your next trip to Galveston Island!

2415 Winnie
Galveston, TX 77550


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Oktoberfest 2012

Oktoberfest 2007GALVESTON, TEXAS – Historic downtown Galveston will come alive when the 30th annual Island Oktoberfest kicks off Friday evening, October 21 from 5-11 pm. This fun, family weekend of great music, authentic German food, libations, auction, raffle, games, and much more will continue with new extended hours on Saturday, October 22, from 11 am - 11 pm on the grounds of and streets adjacent to First Lutheran Church, 24th and Winnie.

Beer Maid at Galveston Oktoberfest Sweet Girls Early Christmas Shopping
Don't miss the opportunity to shop! Vendors will display their quality gifts, crafts, and arts inside the newly refurbished and restored Lyceum located adjacent to the present sanctuary. Showcasing stunning floor-to-ceiling stained glass windows, this newly-restored historic church is now available for meetings, events and weddings. In addition to viewing the original church post-restoration, festival goers should find this to be a great opportunity for a head start on their holiday shopping list, as many participating vendors will feature Christmas gift items.

For the children, exciting activities will include a pony carrousel, moon walk, rock climbing wall, petting zoo, water balloon toss, face painting, and more. Adults can look forward to raffles, games, a fabulous auction, and much more. Island Oktoberfest admission is free!
German Dancing! Alpenfest Band- Genuine Authentic German Music

FOR MORE INFORMATION: call First Lutheran Church, 409.762.8477