First Lutheran Church 

Worship Schedule

           Tuesday: Connexus Bible Study 10 am. Click here for more info on small groups

           Wednesday:  Connexus (2.0)  Bible Study 12pm.

                                     Confirmation and Youth group 6 pm.  Click here for more info on Youth Group       

           Thursday:  Chapel @ 6 pm.   

          Sunday:  Worship Service at 9:30 am followed by coffee and fellowship.

                              Sunday School following worship for grades pre K to 5th. 

          Holy Communion celebrated every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the Month.

All are Welcome!

126 North Jefferson, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Mid Week Lenten Schedule

 22nd of Febrauary to  29th March 
 6:00 PM

Ash Wednesday “The Greatest of These Is Love” February 22 The 10 Commandments

March 1 “This I Believe” The Apostles’ Creed

March 8 “Our Father Who Is in Heaven” The Lord’s Prayer

March 15 “The Washing of Regeneration” Holy Baptism

March 22 “We Are Forgiven” The Office of the Keys

March 29 “We Eat a Holy Supper” Holy Communion

The service includes the “Holden Evening Prayer” Liturgy, hymns & prayers. Small Catechism books are available in the church office should you need one. It is also located in the ReClaim Hymnal pp. 8-18 for those of you who have one at home.

Watch the latest Sermon here. For previous sermons, click here.

Monthly Bible Challenge

Invest a few minutes a day to deepen your understanding of Scripture. Take the “Monthly Bible Challenge.”  Whether it’s on your own for personal devotions or with your family for a God-Time routine, it’s an ideal way share in the process of learning the Bible and growing in the Word. Click here for the  Monthly Bible Challenge.


Renewing Hope In Our Community Through Christ

In these pages, we invite you to learn about who we are, what we believe, and how God is calling us to renew hope in our community through Christ. In these challenging times, more than ever, we are the church – called, gathered, enlightened, and made new by the Word of God. In the time you spend on this site, we pray that it would inspire you to draw closer to God.

NOTE: We are thankful that we can gather together once again in-person to hear God's Word and have fellowship with one another every Sunday at 9:30 am. You are most welcome to come worship with us. For those who are unable to join us for in-person worship, we will still have the facebook livestream available.
For those of you joining us for the first time, Please Click Here to help you get acquainted with who we are.

Pastor Mark

Contact Pastor


Three Days of Prayer for Weekends

Members of the congregation are invited and encouraged to pray for our local church, for the church in America and for the church at-large during the month of January.  Below is a link you can click for the prayers . You are invited to add this to your personal devotional time all through the weekends in January.

Join our brothers and sisters in praying for faith and discernment.

Three Days of Prayer 2023