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 Schedule


5:00 p.m.


8:30 a.m.


10:00 a.m.

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 ChurchClarity.org.






News and Updates

From the Creation Care Team

Let’s think back on this year’s developments in caring for God’s Creation. 2022 brought some good news about climate restoration—three highlights: 1) recent scientific...

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Construction Bids Are Coming

The For Generations to Come construction bids are due December 15. The architects will review the bids and meet with campaign leaders on Sunday, December 18, 2:00 p.m. to...

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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.