Building Updates

 

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...

Building Update: From Idealistic Everything to Realistic Our Thing

“Our job is not the how, it is the where and what,” said Troy Whitehill about the role of the Building/Visioning Task Force. “Where is God calling First Lutheran? What building solution facilitates the existing and growth-ministries of the congregation?” For the past...

Kairos Listening Complete, Next Steps

(updated January 17, 2020) Pr. Joe Crowther, our Kairos consultant, met with 87 First Lutheran Church members in one-one-one and group listening sessions, January 7-9, 2020. Thank you to all who participated. “I am thrilled by the level of participation and for the...

Listening Posts January 7-9. What do you say?

Where is God calling us as a congregation? How does this mission and ministry inform our building decisions? Our Kairos consultant, Pr. Joe Crowther, will be in town January 7-9 to lead 60-minute group and 30-minute individual listening-sessions. The Missional...

MAP Survey: FLC is “Mission Motivated”

Pr. Joe Crowther, our Kairos consultant, met with our pastors, staff, church council, building committee members, and key volunteers to interpret our response to the Missional Assessment Profile (MAP) survey. He commended our 186 completed surveys—72 percent of...

Mission Assessment Profile Survey

Our consulting partner, Kairos and Associates, has developed an assessment instrument that we will use as a part of our discernment for the future. It is an instrument designed to provide for us a clear picture of how our faith community experiences our mission, the...

Building Update – November 27, 2019

The Building Task Force has been meeting regularly, having conversation with individuals and groups within the congregation about building needs related to our current and future ministries, and relaying their findings to our architect from Kueny Architects, LLC. At a...

Congregational Meeting

The Council has called a special meeting of the congregation for Sunday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall for the purpose of approving the expenditure of $41,500 to engage Kairos and Associates in planning a capital appeal for First Lutheran Church. The...

Building Update and Congregational Meeting – March 31, 2019

Watch the meeting or read the summary below: https://youtu.be/X14SEG4cp4M?t=13   To our First Lutheran Family, Thanks to all of you who attended our congregational meeting. We are inspired by your support and your commitment to building a collective vision of our...

Stabilization Progress

Stabilization Progress

Stabilization Progress

Stabilization Progress

Stabilization Progress

Stabilization Progress

Stabilization Progess