stained glass window image First Lutheran Church of Aitkin
107 Second Street SE
Aitkin, Minnesota 56431
Office - 218-927-2028
Email -
For a map and directions to the church, click here.

Contemporary Services every 2nd and 5th Sundays.

Community Meal: Every Monday at 5:30 pm -- everyone welcome!

Sunday Services
 8:15 AM & 10:00 AM
with Communion
on 1st and 3rd Sundays
Nursery staffed during services
Sunday School 10:15 - 11:00
(none during summer)

Saturday Evening Services
5 p.m.

Wednesday Evening Services
 6:00 PM with Communion on Wednesday following the 1st & 3rd Sundays

Listen to the Sunday 10:00 service on FM radio station 94.3 or
Watch a rebroadcast at 9 a.m. Wednesdays on Cable channel 181

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Worship Information


Building & Properties Ministries

Weekly Calendar &

Church Service Bulletins

Monthly Newsletter

Newsletter Inserts

Youth Newsletter

Mission Statement

Welcoming all to Jesus Christ through intergenerational worship, Christian Education, local service and global outreach.

Vision Statement

Becoming shepherds afield, taking the church where the sheep are pastured.

Church Values

* Trust and love in Jesus Christ
* Commitment to living God's Word
* Respect and care for all people
* Spiritual growth
* Service to the community

Day Camp Registration
  • Summer Worship Schedule Begins Memorial Day Weekend
    ** Saturdays, 5:00 p.m.
    ** Sundays, 9:00 a.m.
    ** Wednesdays at Maria Chapel, 6:30 p.m.
    (Worship & Supper woven together & provided.)

    Distributing God’s Word Contribution envelopes and Gideons International information can be found on the Extra-Mile Mission table in the narthex.

  • College Scholarship Application: Word Document or PDF form
    The FLC Scholarship Ministry would like you to know that FLC has made some changes regarding college scholarships for the year of 2015-2016. We are now giving one $500 scholarship
    to a student attending an ELCA college AND one $500 scholarship to a student attending an accredited university, private, community, state, or trade school. Applications are available in the church office and on our website at

    Applications must be completed and received in the office no later than June 1, 2015. To learn how you can support our Scholarship Ministry, attend worship and fellowship on Sunday, June 7th!

  • Vacation Bible School

  • June 15-18, 2015; 6-8pm
    Click Here to Download the Registration Form

    Recruiting Volunteers!
  • Vacation Bible School will be held June 15th – 18th, 2015 from 6-8pm and we are looking for many volunteers to help make this week possible! Please contact Pastor Melissa if you are able to help! Lots of volunteer opportunities are available. We can use YOU! Pastor Melissa

  • You’re invited to a listening table!
    An important process has begun. Your input is valuable and
    necessary to give direction to our congregation as we move forward in God’s name.

    Schedule for listening table events:
     5/31 @ 10:30 a.m. Christian Education Ministries Group
     6/1 @ 7 p.m. Building & Property Ministry Group
     6/2 @ 7 p.m. Worship & Music Ministry Group
     6/4 @ 7 p.m. Outreach & Evangelism Ministry Group
     6/7 @ 10:30 a.m. Congregation
     6/8 @ 7 p.m. Congregation

    “When you read the scriptures, what are your expectations
    of the Holy Spirit? What do you expect the Holy Spirit will
    accomplish when you gather for worship? What are the hopes
    and the hurts, the fears and the faith of those who live in the community around the congregation?” “We have all that we need – God’s promise. So we begin by listening.”

  • MayYouth Newsletter

  • Deficiency-Hazard ID & Correction Record in both Word and PDF formats

  • AV Cart Plug Missing Ground Lug pdf

  • NOTE FROM THE SAFETY COMMITTEE: If you notice something as simple as a faulty faucet in one of the bathrooms or a light switch that doesn’t operate, please fill out a Deficiency/Hazard form. It can be given to Heather, Office Manager, so that corrective action can be taken, or you can access the form on our website, The Workplace Safety Committee

  • Do you know that the sound of coins clinking on the offering plates is really the sound of children receiving a meal? That’s because all the loose change in the offering plates goes towards WORLD HUNGER. Why not start a NOISY OFFERING JAR at home and bring it to church once a month? That surely would be

    *Jesus Christ Super Star fliers
    *Book of Acts reading list
    *Easter flowers/chicks order envelopes
    *Volunteer sign-up sheets
    *Radio ministry, KUWAA, flower sign-up
    *Devotional booklets
    *Special offering envelopes
    *Voyageur Lutheran Ministry information

    *3rd-6th grade Rejuve Retreat application form
    *7th -8th grade Boundary Waters Canoe Trip
    *9th-12th grades Jesus Christ Super Star fliers

  • COMMUNITY MEAL JUNE 1st– Anyone wishing to help contact Sue Benson @ 927-4398

  • Health Kits are needed for the Summer Gathering in Duluth. Items can be put in the plastic bin in the narthex. These kits are sent to Lutheran World Relief. The cost to send a kit is $2.65 so donations of money are welcome.
    Items due by the end of May…
     1 light or medium weight bath towel, between 20”X40”and 52”X27 dark
     2 bars bath soap( 4-5 oz ) any brand, original wrap-ping.
     1 adult size toothbrush in original pkg.
     1 sturdy comb (remove packaging)
     1 metal nail clipper (remove packaging)
    Individual items or full kits are welcome.

Upcoming Events

* May 16 – Holy Baptism, Brooklyn Roxie Wenzel, 5:00 p.m.
* May 17 - Holy Baptism, Nicholas Baker, 8:15 a.m.
* May 17 – Holy Baptism, William Jeffrey Lehrke, 10:00 a.m.
* May 17 – Senior Recognition
* May 17 - Men & Kids Meet Me at the Ballpark Supper,
Timberwolves Style, 6:00 p.m.
May 20 – Spring Cleaning Work Night, 3:00 p.m.
* Pentecost Sunday Worship Service, 9:00 a.m. We invite you to wear red !
* May 24 - Holy Baptism, Jenna Mae Krohn, 9:00 a.m.
May 25 - Memorial Day
* May 27 – Wednesday Worship and Supper
at Maria Chapel 6:30 pm
* May 28 - Voyageurs Lutheran Ministry Forum 6:30 p.m.


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