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.

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

In the October issue:

  • 2019 Stewardship Campaign

  • Veritas Lecture Series date change

  • FLC Bazaar coming up fast

  • Luther House challenge extended

  • Katie‚Äôs Commons and Library

  • Thursday Fireside Forums

  • Legacy Society gathers

  • Music of the Season

  • Care & Health Mini Retreat

  • Neighborhood Trunk or Treat


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