stained glass window image First Lutheran Church of Aitkin
107 Second Street SE
Aitkin, Minnesota 56431

Office - 218-927-2028
Monday -Thursday – 8am – 4pm
Friday – 8am – 12 noon

Email -
For a map and directions to the church, click here.

Contemporary Services every 2nd and 5th Sundays
during the school year.

Community Meal: Every Monday & Thursday at 5:00 pm -- 5:30. Everyone welcome!

Sunday Services
9 am Coffee & Fellowship
10 am

Communion on 1st and 3rd Sundays

Saturday Evening Services
5:00 pm

No Wednesday Evening Services/Supper

Listen to a LIVE Sunday 10:00 am service on FM radio station KKIN 94.3
Watch a recorded broadcast of our Sunday service each Wednesday at 9 am on Aitkin Cable channel 181

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Worship Information



On-line Calendar
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Weekly Calendar &

Church Service Bulletins

Monthly Newsletter Links

Youth Newsletter
 Background Check Form

Mission Statement

With God’s love we embrace one another, our neighbors, and all creation.

Vision Statement

Doing God’s work with our hands by providing:
 Spiritual growth for all
 Opportunities for living out our Christian faith
 Support of our mission and ministries

Church Values

TRUST and LOVE Jesus Christ

COMMIT to living God’s Word

PRACTICE hospitality with welcoming and kindness

RESPECT and CARE for all creation

SERVE our community

LIVE as generous stewards

  • August 13th-16th, 5:00-8:00 pm Shipwrecked VBS at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Cedarbrook
  • Summer Stretch—Deadline June 1st.
  • June 15 College Scholarship Application due

Summer Worship Schedule
(starting Memorial Day Weekend)
Saturday, 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m.
(No Wednesday Worship)

  • The Office will be closed Monday, May 28th due to the Memorial Holiday.

  • Paid Nursery Supervisor Needed—Anyone 16 or older may inquire. Talk to one of the Pastors or call the office if you are interested in the position.

  • Summer Stretch Please Join us for this Exciting Youth Summer Program. We will have Service in the morning and Fun Activities in the afternoon. Deadline to register is June 1st. Please
    see Pastor Jordan to register. This is for Grades 6th-9th.

  • VLM Camps are looking for young adults to fill summer positions: for leadership, lifeguards, kitchen, maintenance, counseling staff, and canoe guides. Visit their website for more information.

  • August 13th-16th, 5:00-8:00 pm Shipwrecked VBS at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Cedarbrook will be filled with sciency-fun gizmos, team-building games, cool Bible songs, and tasty treats. VBS is for children from age 4 to those completing sixth grade. Kids discover Jesus rescues us through life’s storms. Please see Pastor Jordan for information/sign-up. CLICK HERE FOR A REGISTRATION FORM.

  • 2018-19 College Scholarship Application(click here to download) is available in the church narthex in the rack on the wall and on the First Lutheran Church Website. Applications must be turned in to the church office no later than June 15, 2018.

  • All Ages Retreat at Camp Hiawatha August 24-26
    Adults - $100.00
    Kids 4 - 11 - $75.00
    Kids under 4 - Free

    Rates include bunkhouse lodging, dinner Friday through Breakfast Sunday, full access
    to Camp Hiawatha, endless activities (or rest & relaxation!) All are welcome!
    Registration forms available HERE! Camperships are available - please see Pastor

  • Help Wanted: Men and women who enjoy some or all of the following: enjoy preparing simple foods, helping set tables for food events, and cleaning up after those meals (you don’t need to run the dishwasher).
    Morning or afternoon when called as you are able. In Fellowship Hall and kitchen. Qualifications: a willing heart to serve others. Salary: knowing you are the hands and feet of Jesus. Contact Janet Peterson 218-927-2949

  • ***Tiny Tot Program Leadership Needed***
    After 35 years, Chere Bruss and Judy Anderson will step down from volunteer leadership of the Tiny Tot Program. Interest in maintaining the program and questions, call Judy (218-927-6085) or Chere (218-927-6034).

  • The Health Ministry Committee is in need of a New Chair-Person to provide leadership to the group. The job consists of meeting 3 times each year for ONLY ONE HOUR, taking notes, and writing a summary of the meeting agenda. Anyone interested in a limited time volunteer position, please contact the FLC office at 927-2028 or Deb Clark at 927-3243. Deb will be stepping down from this position on May 3, 2018. There are several sub-committees in this area. It is nice to meet 3 times a year just to help get communication out there as to what the various activities of the church are. Any interested party is welcome to inquire and urged to do so

  • Why Not Walk At Church? The Church main entrances are open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday. Everyone Is welcome to utilize our hallways for walking. Bring a friend.

  • youth cookbook

    The 125th Anniversary Cookbooks & Commemorative Ornaments are Here!!!
    The National Youth Gathering kids are selling cookbooks for $15.00. The ornaments are $5.00 each—sold by the 125th Anniversary Committee They will be for sale before and after services or anytime in the church office.

    Also Available Are:
    * The 125th History Book
    * The New Pictorial Directory
    * The 2017-18 Resource Directory
    * The 125th History Book The Pictorial Directory

  • Property Wish List-- updated December 2017

  • CONFIRMATION STUDENTS AND PARENTS - Please go to the Confirmation webpage for the handbook, schedule and registration form for the year.

  • Please note that a "Background Check" form has been loaded on the website. Print it off, fill it in and bring it to the office if you will be working with children or youth in any capacity. CLICK HERE FOR THE FORM

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