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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

LCMC Utah / Idaho Regional Gathering Files and Resources. All files from Mark VanderTuig (LCMC National Service Coordinator) were used during the 2013 Utah / Idaho Regional Gathering hosted at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church located in Sandy, Utah and can be found through the link at http://www.goodshepherdutah.com/ in the Downloads section. Also each of the 3 messages will be posted on the Podcast section. Podcast is available for iTunes and non-iTunes users.

What's Happening at First Lutheran Church

  • Upcoming Events
  • Announcements

Adult Inquiry/New member Classes are coming! Sometimes people are curious about some of the basics of Lutheran Christian belief. Sometimes people have been worshipping at First Lutheran and want to commit themselves to becoming members. Sometimes people are already members and would like a review of the basics. Maybe you find yourself in one of the mentioned groups. Starting Sunday morning, October 5th at 9 am, Pastor Larry is offering an Adult Inquiry class for any and all people, members or not, on the fundamentals of being a Lutheran Christian. In addition to the above categories, maybe there is someone you have in mind that you would like to attend with so that they can come feeling supported and accompanied by a friend. Please offer to come to the class with them. There is no obligation to join assumed by attending the class. But any one, Lutheran or not, who wants to become an official member of First Lutheran is required to attend. Please call the office, 522-9301 to sign up ahead of time so we can plan accordingly.

Annual Congregational Meeting Sunday October 19th at 12:00/Noon in the Fellowship Hall. Pizza will be served. Hope to see you there!

Penny Power: This month's Penny Power will help provide school supplies through FISH (Friends in Service Here).

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.