A Vibrant & Nurturing Faith Community

inviting others to experience the Grace of God

We welcome you to join First Lutheran Church — regardless of your age, race, gender, life experience, complexities and questions. You have a unique story that can only add to the richness of the larger story that makes up the First Lutheran Church family.  We are a church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. This faith comes through the good news of Jesus Christ and gives us the freedom and the courage to wonder, discover and boldly participate in what God is up to in the world.  There is a place for you here!
Located at: 302 S. 10th St., Saint Joseph, MO, 64501  Phone: 816-232-8378  Email: flcsj302@gmail.com



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Special Global Missions Guest On February 19th

Rev. Gary Teske will be our special guest preacher on Sunday, February 19th
Rev. Teske is a retired ELCA pastor who lives in Topeka, KS and is the Companion Synod Chair for the Central States Synod.  Rev. Teske grew up with missionary parents in Papua New Guinea. He served congregations in the U.S. until his retirement. He has organized trips to Lutheran missions in Papua New Guinea and Eastern Russia. He will make a presentation on those missions following worship in the sanctuary. 


Transfiguration Sunday, February 26th Guest Speaker

Our own Rev. Jim Pierce will be our guest speaker at worship on Sunday, February, 26th.
Rev. Pierce will be leading the 2017 Vision Initiative for First Lutheran. His message will center on the theme “Creating a New Way of Living.”