FLC and Building: A Reflection

[This reflection by the Rev. Joe Crowther, FLC's Kairos and Associates consultant, first appeared in the September 2020 FirstWord newsletter, under the title "Rings on the Lake."] Just after daybreak, Jesus stood on the beach; but the disciples did not know that it...

Senior Pastor Call Committee Update

The Call Committee held their first meeting September 9 and elected officers. Thank you to Zac Robinson for agreeing to be the chairperson and to Betsy Ratashak-Vogel for serving as recording secretary. On September 16, the committee, Church Council and staff met with...

God’s Work Our Hands 2020

September 13 is God’s Work Our Hands Sunday, an ELCA-wide day of service. Recognizing the limitations to our service opportunities due to COVID-19, we are offering two ways to participate in God’s Work Our Hands 2020:  Random Acts of Kindness on September 13. Use...

Congregational Meeting – August 30, 2020

Congregational Meeting August 30, 2020, 10:00 a.m. FLC Parking Lot The purpose of this August 30, 2020 congregational meeting is to approve the formation of a call committee to begin the senior pastor search process. The FLC Church Council is recommending the...

Sparkle & Shine Evening Prayer

If you miss gathering for worship as much as we do, then mark your calendar for Sunday evening, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. We’re planning a “Sparkle and Shine” service of evening prayer in the FLC parking lot. What does that mean? It means a short service of readings and...

6/21/2020 Worship Where You Are – Third Sunday After Pentecost

While First Lutheran worship services are suspended, we invite you to Worship Where You Are by using the resources below. If you would like to view any of the videos full-screen, hover over the video image after pressing play and click the control in the lower right....

6/14/2020 Worship Where You Are – Second Sunday After Pentecost

While First Lutheran worship services are suspended, we invite you to Worship Where You Are by using the resources below. If you would like to view any of the videos full-screen, hover over the video image after pressing play and click the control in the lower right....

Pastor Chad Farewell Activities

There are many ways to join in celebrating Pastor Chad's ministry at FLC and wishing him well in his next call. Read through all of the things we are planning and participate in as many activities as you are able! Card Box A card...

June 15 Building Reopening Update

First Lutheran Church remains committed to the health and wellbeing of the congregation and the community as a whole. FLC is operating in Phase II of the FLC Decorah COVID-19 Phased Reopening Plan and is working towards moving into Phase III. The church will remain...