First Lutheran Church is a vibrant Christian community committed to connecting faith and life for people of all ages through worship, learning, and serving in Jesus’ name.  The people who gather and make this their church home are every-day people, young and old alike, who find joy and purpose in being the church together.

Worship Schedule September through May

Saturdays: 5:00 p.m.

Sundays: 8:30, 9:45 and 11:00 a.m.

New In Fall! Wednesdays: 6:00pm

Worship Schedule for Memorial Day through Labor Day

Saturdays: 5:00 p.m.

Sundays: 8:30 and 9:45 a.m. in Sanctuary

11:00 a.m. at City Park (weather permitting)

10:30 a.m. at Carlos State Park (weather permitting)

Faith Families

Sunday, November 29 at 4:00pm… start out the SEASON of ADVENT with some faith-filled FUN! We will make Random Acts of Kindness Chains, a great way to focus on the spirit of giving during the often hectic days leading up to Christmas. We’ll also make some yummy treats for you to share with others. Faith Families is open to all families with kids ages 1-12! We hope you can join us. Please sign up at the Welcome Center by Sunday, November 18 or email Pastor...


Deb Shea, a Douglas County Health Insurance Counselor will update you w/information; and answer questions you have about Medicare part D. There is NO charge, all are welcome. When: Monday, December 01 Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm Where: First Lutheran Family Room For: Anyone interested in learning more on this...

WELCA Program

All are welcome to attend our last program of the year for WELCA on Dec. 3, at 12:00 NOON, in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring a dish to share, as we have a program entitled “Angels Among Us” presented by Wayne and Donna Jo Kopitzke. They will explore the biblical roots of angels, and role of angels in history and in our contemporary culture. Stories will be told, along with music. Wayne is a pastor of the Norway Lake Parish and Donna Jo is also on staff. We look forward to seeing you on December...

2015 Living Nativity

Have you signed up yet for a character role, or behind the scenes helper? The 2015 Living Nativity is scheduled for Friday, December 4th from 5:00-8:00pm and we need your help. Sign-up sheets for actors/actresses/helpers is posted at the bottom of the office stairway. Roles are available for any age – individuals and families are needed – and we can’t do it without you. Contact Pat Kalina (763-6759) with any questions. Thank You!! Donation requests for the Living Nativity: Pillar Candles (any color) can be left in the box across from the office stairway in the EAST entry. P.S. The CAMELS will be back for this year’s...

The Children’s Christmas Store will be here soon!

The store is an opportunity for the children of FLC to purchase gifts for their family at Christmastime. The money raised goes to help struggling families have a better Christmas too. The Christmas Store is now seeking donations of new or gently used items.  Please place your donations in the tubs labeled for the Christmas Store from now until December 11.  Thanks for your...