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Welcome to First Lutheran Church!

"Praising Our God and Loving His People..."


Who are we as this community of faith called First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Idaho Falls? Hopefully these pages of information will bear witness to the fact that we are a community of faith seeking to "Praise our God and love His people". The Scripture verses that follow from Colossians are marching orders to us for ministry that we seek to follow.

Hopefully, as you acquaint yourself with who we are, you will want to join us in the mission we undertake in Jesus' name. You will be welcome at First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Idaho Falls.

Pastor Larry Cudmore


LUTHER HEIGHTS DAY CAMP 2016 "The Jesus Way" at FELC Sunday June 19th - Friday June 24th. 1st - 6th Graders & Parents, Sunday from 12:00 - 3:00 pm. Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 3:00pm. We will be having Congregation Night, an inter-generational time for all of us to experience Day Camp on Thursday, June 23. We will be meeting at 6:00 for a pot luck supper (please bring a dish to share), followed by a program led by the counselors and Day Campers.Friday, "Water Day!" 9:00 am -12:00 pm. We are so excited that, thanks to Christian Education and Youth & Family sponsoring the bake sale in March and a generous contribution from Missions, the out-of-pocket cost for families will only be $15 instead of the usual cost of $70.00 per child! To Register fill out a registration form, with a $15 payment and return it to the church to register.Please prayerfully consider where you may be of help in the following areas: Counselor Hosts, Counselor Helpers (7th grade and up), On-Site Volunteers or Provide or prepare snacks - morning or afternoon. Contact our Day Camp Coordinator, Michelle Hanson, with any questions regarding Day Camp, becoming a Host Home, on-site Volunteers or a Youth Helper


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What's Happening at First Lutheran Church

  • Upcoming Events
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Going Deeper! Over the past months, there has been a time of discussion and fellowship from 12 noon until 1 pm called Table Talk. We are now suspending that for the summer months, and starting something called "Going Deeper" for the months of June, July and August. It will be a Bible Study that begins each Sunday at 8:15 am prior to worship. The topic of the Bible Study will be the Scriptures for that morning's worship. So prior to hearing the sermon that morning, you will have a chance to study that Word with the one who is preaching that day. Come check this out. It will certainly work to enhance your life and your worship.

Summer Campfire Wednesday June 22nd 7:00 - 9:00 pm Youth grades 7th - 12th, please join members of the Youth & Family Ministry team for Summer campfires. Please bring a friend, some yard games (balls, hula hoops, etc.), a lawn chair, roasting sticks and your Bible. If inclement weather, we will proceed with fun, friendship and faith in the fellowship hall. If you have any questions, you may contact Mariah Williams at 521-9411.

Red Cross Blood Drive coming to First Lutheran on Thursday, July 7 th 2:30 - 6:30. Please give the gift of life.

LaVerne Stockton Memorial Motorcycle Day Ride Friday, July 22 Come have some fun and fellowship! If you don't have a cycle but have a license to drive one and want to join the group, call Grand Teton at 523-1464 to reserve one. We leave between 9:30 - 10:00 am and return between 5:00 - 7:00 pm. For more information, contact the trip organizer, Shawn Cleverly.

Cave Quest Vacation Bible School August 1st - 5th from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.for ages 3 (must be potty trained - no pull-ups) to 6th grade. This year's theme is Cave Quest: Following Jesus the Light of the World. Preregister by July 20. For more information call Mariah Williams. Adult Volunteers needed

Save the Date FELC Men's Ministry Fall Retreat September 23rd - 25th, Old Faithful Christian Ranch (1 1/2 hours from church). Presenter: Pastor Doug Haugen - Men in Missions leader + Spiritual Growth + Good Fellowship + Good Food + Time to Fish, Hike, Play Horseshoes, or Relax For information Contact David Laug or Brad DaBell. Please call the church office at 522-9301 to sign-up.

Help Beautify our church gardens! Donations are now being accepted for refurbishing our church planters and flowerbeds. Also this year we would like to replace some of the dead bushes. If you would like to contribute, there are two flower pots in the narthex, or use a blue pew envelope and mark it Church Gardens. Thank you!

Office Volunteers Needed to answer phones during staff meetings on Tuesday from 10am - 11:30am, once a month or whenever available. If you are interested, please contact the church office.

Hospital Stays: Our Pastors no longer have access to the list of patients in the hospital, so if you or someone you know is in the hospital, please notify the church office at 522-9301 or by email.

Penny Power for June will be used to buy nails for Habitat for Humanity.