Reach – Grow – Celebrate

Welcome to First Lutheran Church

We are a family friendly church dedicated to sharing faith between generations. Thank you for taking time to learn more about us. We hope you will find Christ’s community and peace here, with a sprinkling of excitement in mission. And, when you can, come and worship with us!


First Lutheran Church has been serving Newton, Iowa for nearly 150 years and is a member in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). We continue to evolve to meet the changing needs within our community. Through it all, we embrace our mission:

Celebrating God’s love
Growing in faith
Reaching out in compassion to others

We invite you to check us out on this website or on our Facebook page, which you can go to by clicking here FirstLutheranFacebook. Or better yet, come and visit! We’d love to meet you and get acquainted. We look forward to the opportunity to share worship and life with you!