Welcome to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Barberton's website. The purpose of First Evangelical Lutheran Church is to grow more Christ-like as we minister to each other and the community.
Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no
more. 2And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for
her husband. 3And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "See the home of God is among mortals. He will dwell with
them; they will be his peoples, and God himself will be with them; 4he will wipe every tear from their eyes. Death will be no
more; mourning and crying and pain will be no more, for the first things have passed away." 5And the one who was seated
on the throne said, "See, I am making all things new." Also he said, "Write this, for these words are trustworthy and
Pastor Erik Swanson Message.