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

Office - 218-927-2028
Mon. – Thurs.: 7:30am – 4pm
Fri.: 7:30am – 12noon

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

Contemporary Services *Every 2nd Sunday

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

Sunday Services
8 am and 10 am**

Communion on 1st & 3rd Sundays

Nursery available during 10 am service

Saturday Evening Services
5:00 pm

Supper 5:15, Worship 5:30

**Watch the 10am Sunday service LIVE on as well as anytime afterwards. Go to the YouTube website and search for "First Lutheran Church Aitkin".

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

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Youth Newsletter
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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

  • What do all the ministries do anyway? Plan on finding out at our Ministry Fair September 22nd, 29th, and October 6th.
  • Fall Worship Schedule will be:
    Saturdays—1 Worship at 5:00pm
    Sundays—1 worship at 8:00am and 1 worship at 10:00am, Fellowship Hour 9:00 to 10:00am
    Wednesdays—1 worship at 5:30pm with Supper

  • Wednesday Night schedule 2019-20
    CoffeeHouse 3:30-5:15 Worship/Meal 5:15 – 6:15 Confirmation 6:30-8:00
    Wednesday Night Faith (5th & 6th Grade) 6:30-7:30
    Pastor Reggie Denton will be starting his ministry among us on October 1st! His installation will be October 6th at the 10:00AM service with a fellowship time to follow. Please join us in welcoming Pastor Reggie, his wife Wendy and children Sam and Annabelle on the 6th!

    October 6th is also Consecration Sunday. It is so appropriate to Install Pastor Reggie as we commit ourselves to “Join The Wonder” of God’s work among us. There will be pie between services!

    For a Bio and a photo of Pastor Reggie, please click HERE.

  • Calling all kids Ages 2 to 12thGrade!!! Register for FAITH FORMATION! Just one form is needed per family. Click here for online registration.

  • Aitkin Community Education is holding a series FREE community engagements called Family Matters. The first session is about mental health and suicide prevention on Monday September 23rd from 5:30-8 at Aitkin High School. A Free meal will be provided followed by age appropriate presentations; one for parents and adults and one for teens and pre-teen. Childcare will be provided for younger children.

    Main speakers for this event are: Stephanie Downey, MDH youth injury and violence prevention; and Meghann Levitt, Regional Crisis Text Line Coordinator

    This community engagement event is open to everyone. Click on the attached flyer for more information and registration details.

  • There will be fire extinguisher and AED training at 1:00 pm on September 17th. Training is open to all staff and congregation members and is being put on by Fire service instructors from Central Lake College.

  • New Member Classes will be held September 24th, October 1st and 8th.
    Please call the office at 927-2028 if you would like to register or have any questions.

  • Empowering Women and Girls Worldwide DAYS FOR GIRLS IS SHATTERING STIGMAS AND
    LIMITATIONS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS Girls are not allowed to attend school during those
    days. HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF GIRLS will miss school this year.

    We can make DAYS FOR GIRLS feminine hygiene kits. Everyone at First Lutheran can play a part. Even if you don’t sew, you can help with the cost of supplies and shipping. More about this later, but in the meantime, if you notice a sale on washcloths or girls panties size 10-14 or all ladies sizes, these are needed. The kits will go to Haiti with Kelly Hagestuen and Lisa Slepica, to our NE MN Synod companion synod in South Andhra India, and to the KUWAA mission in Liberia.

    Click here for an insert about this ministry.

  • QR Code For Easy Giving—Now Available. Please go to the bottom of this page for the code to scan in.

    How to scan a QR code
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  • Children, Youth & Family Programs/Events starting soon - Mark Your Calendars!
    2 year old and 3rd grade Bible Milestones— September 22nd
    2021 National Youth Gathering Meeting - Sept. 25
    Sprouting in Faith (Ages 2-4th Grade) begins on Sunday, October 6th
    Kid’s Choirs—All Children Welcome!! Begins on Sunday, October 6th at 9:05 in the
    Please talk to Pastor Jordan if you are interested in teaching Sunday School on Sundays or Wednesday nights or if you are interested in leading 7th, 8th or 9th grade Confirmation.

    Click here to download the Wednesday Night Schedule for 2019 - 20

    Click here to download the Registration, Health and Release form for Confirmation and Youth Events for the year.

  • ----JOIN THE WONDER---Ministry Fair!
    Welcome to the 2019 Annual Appeal drive! As you may recall the theme for this year’s appeal is “Join the Wonder”. You are invited to visit the Ministry Fair between September 22nd and October 6th to learn more about our First Lutheran ministries. We are excited to celebrate with Temple Talks and a Special Speaker during this time. Tables will be in the Narthex and representatives will be present to answer questions on our ministries. Contact Vicki Sundholm or Pastor Doug Larson with any questions.

  • Adult Bible Study will be meeting on Wednesdays September 18th and 25th 11AM-12PM in the FLC Library. Beginning October 1st we will be meeting on Tuesdays 11:AM-12PM in the FLC Library and will no longer be meeting on Wednesdays.

  • Grief Support Group -- 6-week series, Fall 2019
    Sept. 19 & 26, Oct. 3,10 & 17—4:30-6 PM
    Riverwood Healthcare Center, Support Services Wing, Conference Room E
    Questions – Contact Val Thompson at 218-927-5524

  • The Community Food Shelf located at First Lutheran is looking for volunteers, please contact Laura Smith if you are interested at 218-821-7159 or

  • Time to start thinking about working with the Youth with the school year here.
    ANYONE working with the youth must complete the First Lutheran Church of Aitkin Volunteer Disclosure & Release for Background Check. So, all adults working with Tiny Tots, Sunday School, Wednesday Night Faith, Youth CoffeeHouse, Confirmation, Soup Kitchen, etc., need to sign and submit a new form to the office ASAP. Blank forms are available in the Narthex, the office or on our website.

    If you will be transporting Youth in your Personal vehicle, you must complete a Driver’s License Background Check. Van training will be conducted this fall at different dates to be determined. Anyone operating the Church Van, must go through the Van class. Its brief, but necessary. When transporting youth, the van is used first over personal vehicles. Thank you, The Safety Committee

  • Sign Language Interpreter at Worship Services
    Confirmation – October 13th – 10am
    Reformation – October 27th – 10am
    1st Sunday of Advent – December 1st – 10am
    Christmas Eve – December 24th – 5pm

  • Heartland Hospice is looking for caring and dedicated people with an interest in serving
    terminally ill patients and their families in Aitkin and the surrounding areas. Training provided. Please call Keshia Kettler at Heartland Hospice at (218-829-1252) for further information.

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