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December 11 Pastor's Message here.

December 11 Bulletin here.

December 18 Pastor's Message here.

December 18 Bulletin here.

Join us for No Fuss Christmas on Sunday, December 18th following worship in the sanctuary.

Christmas Eve worship will be held on Saturday, December 24, 2022 at 5 pm.  Christmas Day worship will be held on Sunday, December 25, 2022 at 10 am.  Both worship services will be livestreamed and available for viewing on you tube.

About Us

We are an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) congregation serving on the north side of Sioux City, Iowa.  The congregation was formed in 1872, this year we begin celebrating our 150th anniversary! Started in 1872, we have been serving Lutherans in this area for 149 years. We are a liturgical worshiping congregation who love to sing, pray and praise God in worship.  We have opportunities for life long learning from pre-school to adults.  We provide food to those in need out of our Holy Family Food Pantry, Wednesday mornings from 9 am until 11:30 am.  We support several non-profit community groups providing meeting space. We welcome guests and visitors to our worship services, ministries, activities and programs.  Join the congregation as we celebrate 150 years of service to God, neighbor and community under the theme, Grateful for the past, shining light into the future.  

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At First Lutheran Church…..

We are a Christian community called by God to respond to God’s gift of grace as servants to the world.  


First Lutheran is an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation founded in 1872.  We love worship, creative and varied liturgical styles and a traditional focus on Word and Sacrament which grounds our worship in thanks and praise to God.


Pastor Kristine Stedje,



Carla Flores, Office Manager,

 firstlutheransecretary3939@   gmail. com

Jim Larson, Custodian


The worship services of First Lutheran can be accessed in three ways:

  • In-person, limited seating, physically distanced

  • Radio Broadcast:  iHeart Radio, 620 am at 10 am Sunday mornings

  • Facebook Livestream at 10 am Sunday mornings:  www.facebook.com/firstlutheransiouxcity/

  • Website:  youtube (homepage, click to see Sunday’s livestream recording)