First Lutheran Church

You are welcome here!


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 this summer!

Sunday 9:00 a.m. – FLC Sanctuary (please wear a mask) & livestream on YouTube

Sunday 10:15 a.m. – FLC Courtyard (bring a chair or blanket)

Sunday 10:00 a.m. – Coffee in the Fellowship Hall – BYOC (bring your own cup) encouraged. Stay for conversation or grab a cup on your way to outdoor worship!

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

Church Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.