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Welcome to First Lutheran Church!

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 our welcome to LGBTQIA+ individuals and families.

Join us for worship!

Saturday 5:00 p.m.

Sunday 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

All worship services take place in the FLC sanctuary.

  • Holy Communion is celebrated at all services.
  • Nursery care available Sundays
  • Fellowship and faith formation take place between Sunday services

News and Updates

Rally in the Park – September 4

It’s time to kick off fall at First Lutheran! Join us at Phelps Park on Wednesday evening, September 4 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. for pulled pork sandwiches, games, a bouncy castle, and more! We will...

Youth Ministry Kickoff Dates

Orange (faith formation for infant-12th grade): Sunday mornings, 9:50-10:50 a.m., beginning September 15 After school program (K-5): Wednesday afternoons, 3:15-5:00 p.m. (with choir), beginning...

Music Ministry Kickoff Dates

Rehearsals for our choirs and handbell choirs begin this month. Youth music (K-5): Wednesday afternoons as part of after school program, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. beginning September 11 Handbell Choir:...

September Newsletter

Click this link to read the 2019 September First Word Newsletter.

Worship, Witness, Grow, Serve

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.

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.

We invite you to join us for worship and take up your place with us in ministry for you are welcome at First Lutheran Church.


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



8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.