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We are located on the corner of 4th & Jefferson
Welcome to First Lutheran Church of Ottumwa
Our congregation comes from many different backgrounds and traditions;and together, we are committed to strong family values based upon our love for the Word of God.
Through inspiring Worship and dedicated Christian Education
(Pre-School -Adult), we seek to embody that love and then reach out through a ministry of care and service for others.
Everyone is Welcome!
We are located at 4th and Jefferson, next to the Ottumwa High School, with two parking lots on 4th street across from the Church.
Main Sanctuary building
Chapel, Fellowship Hall & Education Center
Head of our Parish,
Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Rev. Ralph Kister, Pastor
Geri Kearney, Youth Coordinator
Susan K. Johnson Choir Director/organist
We celebrate the Word of God
& Holy Communion
Our 20 member Choir and
Contemporary Singing group
lead us in a combination of
traditional and contemporary hymns.
We have children's Church during Worship
for Pre-School - 5th grade,
returning to the Sanctuary for
Fellowship & Adult education follow Worship.
Staffed Nursery available.
For those who are unable to make
Sunday Worship we have a
Thursday evening service
in our Chapel from 5:30-6:00p.m.
We hear the Sunday message and
celebrate Holy Communion.
Word On Wed. 2011-2012 year
Our Christian Education for
Pre-School - high school Wed. evenings
from 6:00 - 7:30 P.M. (Sept. - May)
A Simple Supper is served at 5:30 p.m.
3&4 year old class "Hands on Bible by Group"
5 year old class "Hands on Bible by Group"
1st & 2nd grade "Hands on Bible by Group"
3rd grade "Hands on Bible by Group"
4th & 5th grade "Hands on Bible by Group"
6th & 8th grade Preparation for confirmation
"Here We Stand" by Augsburg Fortress
High School class "Live" by Simply Youth Ministry
Mission Trip to Joplin MO
July of 2013
This last summer the youth went on a Mission Trip
through Team Effort to Joplin MO
This picture was taken at the home of the family we helped.
We finished putting on a new roof for them
To see more photes click on the Youth Page under site links
4321 N. Ballard Road
Appleton, WI 54919-0001 USA
625 Fourth Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1624 USA
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