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

You can now listen to and download the weekly scriptures and sermons. Just go to the Audio menu on the left and follow the links.

What's Happening at First Lutheran Church

  • Upcoming Events
  • Announcements

Men's Ministry up coming activities Saturday January 27th 9:00 AM at FELC conclusion of bible study re. the four Biblical Mandates: St Valentine Dinner: Friday February 9, 2018 6:00 PM at College of Eastern Idaho: Saturday February 10, 2018 breakfast meeting with Pastor Jason re. Our Legacy. All are Welcome!!

We're resuming The Shack small group discussions each Wednesday beginning January 10th, 6:30 pm at the Amundsen's. All are welcome - and please RSVP (text) Gary McDannel.

Women's Wednesday Bible Study! Wednesdays at 2:00PM Join us in the lounge for an hour of study together and fellowship. We were inspired by the sermon series which is working through the entire Bible, so we will be doing something similar, starting with Genesis with Story Through the Bible. There is no outside study. Each week is a distinct lesson, so don't worry if you have to miss once in a while. Invite your friends! For more info, contact Carole Mason or Marda Kirkwood.

Wednesday Coffee with Pastor Jason will resume again on January 17th

Family Ministry Night Saturday January 20th at 4:00 pm to 6:00pm will be at Skyline Lanes in Idaho Falls. Please RSVP with Andrew Williams via email or by phone.

Sunnyside Saints Luncheon Thursday January 25th at 11:30 am The menu will be chicken pot pie, salad, rolls and dessert. Lunch will be followed by an exciting game of BINGO. Please sign up on the sheet in the fellowship Hall by Friday January 19th or call the office at 522-9301. There is no charge, however free-will offerings are accepted to help pay for the luncheon. Hope to see you there!

ROOF Fundraising Campaign: As you may know, First Lutheran has been working on replacing the roof on our building. The congregation approved the financing for the roof replacement in the Fall of 2017. The amount of the loan to fund the roof replacement is approximately $90,000. The FELC Finance Team is now working on a fund-raising campaign to pay down the loan amount with the goal of paying off the loan as early as possible. We will track our progress on the Roof Campaign Board in the Narthex. Please consider giving or pledging toward the campaign to pay off the roof. If you are able to - please use a blue pew envelope and mark it "ROOF". Thank you and God Bless!

Retirement Party for Pastor Larry & Wendy Sunday February 4th at 11:30 in the Fellowship Hall. Meat is being provided, If you can bring a salad or dessert please contact the church office at 208-522-9301 or Please check your e-mail/mail for more information. If you have any questions please feel free to call Heide at 208-521-4777 Please share this with those members that have moved away. NOTE: there will NOT be a Potluck on February 11th.

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 January will buy baby layettes for the Humanitarian Center.