142 N. Date

Mesa, Arizona 85201

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Lynda Maraby

Pastor Melissa Harr

In partnership with Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest, First Evangelical provides a food pantry to serve our neighbors in need.

The pantry is open Tuesdays & Thursdays (EXCEPT  the 2nd Tuesday of the month)

Hours are 9-11:15 AM

​A photo ID is required.

Who We Are

A History of Faith

First Evangelical is the oldest Lutheran congregation in what we call the East Valley, which includes Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert and Apache Junction.

Our Vision Statement


“In response to the good news of Jesus Christ…our vision is to become more diverse, creative, nurturing and welcoming within our congregation and to the wider community.


Statement of Purpose:  
“Gathered to Worship! 
​ Sent to Witness and Serve!”