First Word Newsletter

First Word is the monthly newspaper of First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, S.D. It is distributed to members of the congregation and others upon request. First Word is available to read on the website, via email or U.S. Mail. Stay in touch with what's happening in the First Lutheran faith family. Sign up below.

Article submissions are due the first business day of the month for publication the following month. The editors of First Word reserve the right to edit submissions. Reader feedback is always welcome. Please submit articles or questions regarding First Word to Susan Bell, Communications Coordinator, at

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First Word is available to read online by the first of each month.

In the August issue:

  • Congregational meeting, August 5
  • Sunday morning hospitality
  • Medical equipment recycle drive
  • Piano Lab registration open


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