Pastoral Care & Visitation
 


Nursing Home and Homebound Visits
Visitation pastors make monthly visits to those who are homebound and to nursing home residents, providing Holy Communion and devotional time. Twice a year, the pastors conduct worship in nine local care centers. If you become aware of a homebound member who is not receiving regular visitation, contact Donna Jahr at djahr@flcsf.org or 339-1983, ext. 202.

Hospital Visitation
The pastoral care staff maintains regular contact with the hospitalized and the recuperating. Visits are made to Avera McKennan Hospital, Avera Behavioral Center, Avera Heart Hospital, Sanford Health Hospital, the VA Medical Center, and hospice locations each weekday, and other times as necessary. If you know of a member or friend of First Lutheran who enters the hospital through emergency services, pleasecontact Donna Jahr at djahr@flcsf.org or 339-1983, ext. 202.

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“Maggie and David” Performances. As part of First Lutheran's Caring Ministry, Pastor David Houck and his wife Margaret, known by their stage name, “Maggie and David,” perform a program of popular music of decades past, Christian hymns, scripture, prayer and spoken words of encouragement at area retirement centers and memory care facilities. Everyone is invited to attend!

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 3 p.m.
Inn on Westport
(4000 S. Westport Ave., Sioux Falls)

Wednesday Aug. 8, 8 p.m.
Grand Living at Lake Lorraine
(2815 S. Westlake Dr., Sioux Falls)

Thursday, Aug. 13, 3 p.m.
Good Samaritan Luther Manor
(1500 W. 38th St., Sioux Falls)

Tuesday, Sept. 4, 3 p.m.
Good Samaritan
(3901 S. Marion Rd., Sioux Falls)

Thursday, Oct. 4, 3 p.m.
Good Samaritan Luther Manor
(1500 W. 38th St., Sioux Falls)

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2 p.m.
Good Samaritan
(401 W. 2nd St., Sioux Falls)

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 3 p.m.
Good Samaritan
(3901 S. Marion Rd., Sioux Falls)

Thursday, Dec. 6, 3 p.m.
Good Samaritan Luther Manor
(1500 W. 38th St., Sioux Falls)

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 3 p.m.
Good Samaritan
(401 W. 2nd St, Sioux Falls)

Wednesday June 6, 3 p.m.
The Lodge at Prairie Creek
(4400 W. Creekside Dr., Sioux Falls)

Wednesday, June 13, 10 a.m.
Trail Ridge (Memory Care)
(3408 W. Ralph Rogers Rd., Sioux Falls)

Thursday, June 14, 3 p.m.
Good Samaritan Luther Manor
(1500 W. 38th St., Sioux Falls)

Wednesday, June 20, 3 p.m.
Good Samaritan
(401 W. 2nd St., Sioux Falls)

Wednesday, June 28, 1:30 p.m.
Trail Ridge
(3408 W. Ralph Rogers Rd, Sioux Falls)

Wednesday, July 4, 2 p.m.
Bethany Meadows
(3008 E. Aspen, Brandon)

Wednesday, July 11, 3 p.m.
Good Samaritan
(3901 S. Marion Rd, Sioux Falls)

Tuesday, July 17, 3 p.m.
Stoneybrook
(4501 E. Pampas Pl, Sioux Falls)

Thursday July 26, 1 p.m.
TouchMark at All Saints
(111 W. 17th St., Sioux Falls)

 

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Emergencies

In times of emergency, call the church office (Monday – Thursday, 8 am – 5 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.) at (605) 336-3734. For evening, weekend and holiday emergencies, a pastor is on call at (605) 323-7667. One of the pastors will be contacted immediately.