First Lutheran Church

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The mission of First Lutheran Church, rooted in the Gospel of God’s grace, is to be a community of worship, witness, and spiritual growth in ecumenical service to God and God’s people.



Worship with us!

Worship Livestream (YouTube link– Sunday 9 a.m.
Worship in the FLC Sanctuary (Pre-register here) – Sunday 9 a.m.
Outdoor Worship in the FLC Courtyard – Sunday 10:15 a.m. Bring a chair!
Sermon by Phone – call 563-217-4204

For Generations to Come

Click here for information about First Lutheran Church’s 2021 capital campaign, For Generations to Come.

Welcome to First Lutheran Church!

First Lutheran Church is committed to being a loving and welcoming community centered in the good news of Jesus Christ. In faithfulness to the Christian gospel, in reflection of our Lutheran emphasis on grace, and in celebration of our shared baptismal journey, we promise to enter into ministry with all who seek God here.

First Lutheran Church is a congregation of the Northeastern Iowa Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

First Lutheran Church is a Reconciling in Christ congregation as an affirmation of welcome to LGBTQIA+ individuals and families.

First Lutheran Church is “Verified Clear” in our inclusion of individuals of all gender expressions and sexual orientations in the life and leadership of our congregation. For more information, visit






News and Updates

From Your Campaign Chairs

Dear First Lutheran Family, We are honored to work with a talented team to execute a meaningful capital campaign that will chart the course of First Lutheran Church...

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Call Committee Update 3/3/21

The Senior Pastor Call Committee has recently concluded the first round of interviews and will be reflecting on the candidates before beginning a second round of video...

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Town Hall 2 Recap (with video)

Thank you to the more than 70 households who participated, in-person and via Zoom, in our second town hall meeting on Sunday, February 28. View a video of the town hall...

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Town Hall 1 Recap (with video)

WHERE ARE WE? A CONVERSATION ON THE STATUS OF THE CAPITAL APPEAL Below are summary notes recapping the presentation given by by Pr. Joe Crowther, FLC’s Kairos Consultant, at...

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First Lutheran Church
604 W. Broadway
Decorah, IA 52101
(563) 382-2638

Church Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.