First United Lutheran Church

Reflective Open Passionate Daring Playful Engaged San Francisco, CA
First United Lutheran Church

Who We Are

Looking for are an open-minded, open-hearted spiritual home?
First United is a progressive congregation in the heart of San Francisco.
All are welcome! That means everyone: whether you're a
committed, returning, or questioning person of faith. Any faith.

We meet on Sundays at 5:00pm at St. Cyprian's Church at Turk & Lyon.

Come check us out -- whether you're looking for a great discussion on the
changing role of the church in today¹s world, a welcoming place to worship,
or you just want to join a group of fun people who put faith into action.

All are welcome - really!

About Us

Casual, Creative, Friendly, Progressive, Gay affirming, Inclusive, Neighborhood-focused

Community Service, Social Justice, Children's Ministry, Yoga/Meditation, Adult Education, Food Pantry

Lutheran (ELCA)



Plan Your Visit



2097 Turk Street (At Lyon)
San Francisco, CA 94115

(415) 359-1025


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Leadership View all

Susan Strouse

Susan Strouse

Pastor Susan Strouse is a native of Pottstown, PA (near Philadelphia) and is a graduate of Antioch University/Philadelphia (B.A. in Human Services) and the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg (Master of Divinity) She has previously served congregations in Buffalo, NY and Novato, CA. She has been at First United since December 2004. In 2005 she received a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. Her area of study and interest is interfaith theology, particularly working with congregations and clergy to explore the meaning of being a Christian in our religiously diverse world. She served as the Interim Executive Director of the Interfaith Center at the Presidio in 2011, and currently serves as the President of its board of directors. Pastor Susan can be reached at [email protected]

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