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First Lutheran Church

181 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-1228
+1 518-463-1326
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Sentimental Visit!

My husband and I stopped in to see this church while in Albany. We were married here 42 years ago... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2016
Sapphire5860
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Queensland, Australia
lovely facility with hospitable folks

I went there with visitors who are Lutheran clergy from Germany. On a weekday afternoon we... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2015
Jim K
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Hurley, New York
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21 Mar 2016
“Sentimental Visit!”
17 May 2015
“lovely facility with hospitable folks”
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181 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203-1228
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

My husband and I stopped in to see this church while in Albany. We were married here 42 years ago and my parents were also married in this church so it is very sentimental for me. The windows are beautiful as is the unusual light...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2015

I went there with visitors who are Lutheran clergy from Germany. On a weekday afternoon we interrupted some parishioners who were working on the grounds. One took us in hand and provided a thorough and enjoyable tour. The facility is very large, and the sanctuary...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2014

This building, built in 1954, houses the oldest worshiping Lutheran congregation in the United States. Having relocated from the downtown area in the mid 1900's, This congregation has redefined itself in outreach to the neighborhood in which it finds itself. They host community dinners monthly,...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2014

This ELCA congregation traces its history back to 1646 in Albany. The current church sanctuary is mid-20th Century, but the unusual painted glass windows tell the story of the founding days of the church locally. Call the church office for information if visiting other than...More

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