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On Sunday, July 21st and July 28th, 
First Lutheran will not hold services in our building.
We will join St Mark Lutheran, 5200 Glenn Avenue,
for worship at 9 am.
The Youth Gathering participants will be 
blest and sent!
Join us for worship and fellowship!

Amplify the Good News!

We are requesting for your pledge to financially support the worship services of First Lutheran Church through a new sound system bringing the Word of God to members and friends of the congregation by in-person, livestream and radio broadcasts to share the ministry of this church and to amplify the good news. 

What is needed: $62,000

What has already been received: $43,550

(anonymous and memorial gifts)

What your pledge can provide:

Six giving units: $1,000 = $6,000

Eighteen giving Units: $500 = $9,000

Twenty-five giving units: $250 = $6,250

Thirty giving units: $100 = $3,000

Forty giving units: 50 = $2,000

Requested pledge response by July 31, 2024

Make a pledge now! 

Welcome.  Worship.  Service. 

We are a welcoming congregation who worships and serves the God we love.

The church building remains closed for the time being.

We are working to get electricity back up and running. 

We will continue to update by email with more detail.

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Serving at the Warming Shelter

February 2024

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, has been gathering and serving Lutherans. We are a liturgical worshiping congregation who love to sing, pray and praise God. We have opportunities for children, youth and adults who seek to form their faith through learning, growing and serving.

We provide food to those in need each Wednesday morning from 9-11:30 AM. We support non-profit groups providing meeting space.

We welcome members, guests and visitors to our worship services, ministries, activities and programs.

Our Mission and Vision

We are a welcoming congregation who worships and serves the God we love.


About our Church

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,

Lindsey McGinty, Office Manager

Jim Larson, Custodian

Staff and council

leadership information

Multiple Ways to Worship

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

  • In-person

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

  • Facebook Livestream at 10 am Sunday mornings:

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

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