Sunday Worship: 8:00am | 9:30am Education Hour | 10:45am

News & Announcements

News & Announcements from FELC

If you have any questions about the information on this page or would like to have an announcement posted to our website, please contact our church secretary.

IGLLS Drive Through Dinner

- Back by Popular Demand

So many asked for another drive-through dinner opportunity. We answered with Sunday, August 16th from 5-7 p.m. The dinner includes a pork loin sandwich, chips, baked beans, cookies, and water. Drive through the school parking lot and pick up prepared meals in to-go containers. Freewill donations will be accepted. Contact the school at 712-262-8237 or with any questions.

Full-Time Custodial Position Available

We are seeking a full-time custodian to clean Iowa Great Lakes Lutheran School. Duties include, but are not limited to, cleaning floors, windows, stocking and cleaning restrooms, emptying trash and normal custodial duties. Must be able to move snow on the sidewalks in season and perform some light maintenance duties.

Health insurance and retirement benefits available. Fingerprinting and back-ground check are a condition of employment.

Please apply at or send resume to First English Lutheran Church,  1311 E. 18th St., Spencer, IA
Applications being accepted through July 31, 2020

IGLLS Chapels

Each Wednesday - 8:45 a.m.

Another Faith-Building Opportunity is watching the weekly IGLLS chapels. New chapels are posted at 8:45 a.m. each Wednesday morning. or at 

Special Communion Services

Pastor Kaldahl will be doing special Communion services for those over 60 or those who are at risk for COVID -19. The services will be held on the Wednesdays following a Communion Sunday at 7:00 p.m. The services will be on August 5th & 19th. The service will only be about 30 minutes long with the very basics and no hymns.

Youth and Children's Summer Ministries

Opportunities for Christian education during the summer months continue to be offered via Zoom.  Please have your children/youth join us for one these online classes:

  • Grades 1-5  Enduring Faith Bible class meets Thursdays at 10:00 am.  We do our Bible lesson, play games, and have a special Trivia contest each week.
  • NEW TIME AND DAY!  Grades 5-7 Enduring Faith Middle School class NOW MEETS ON TUESDAYS AT 10:00 A.M.  Join other students for friendship, fellowship, Bible lessons and other activities.
  • NEW TIME!  Grades 7-12 High School & Middle School Bible study. Right now, we are studying the book of James to see how it still applies to our lives. We will NOW MEET AT 9:30 AM on Sunday mornings. Join us!
  • Grades 7-12 LYF/JLYF meets on Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm.  Each week is different but includes devotions, fun games, connection time, and prayers.

For each of these educational opportunities, contact Bonnie to get added to the Zoom link and to obtain student materials for the Enduring Faith classes.  We do have crossover of some grade levels so that parents can pick whichever class best fits their child's needs. If you have other ideas or needs, please let me know!  Thanks! Bonnie 712-240-2555.

Live Streaming

Sunday Worship Services

Sunday’s 8:00 a.m. service will be Livestreamed. Find the link on our church website halfway down on the home page.  

Please Continue Your Contributions

In light of the current situation with the COVID-19 and cancelling church services, the Board of Elders are asking that you please maintain your contributions to the church. You can do this one of three ways.

**Contact your bank and setup your weekly / monthly contribution through their online bill pay. There is no charge for this. When they ask for the account number, put your offering envelope number in.

**Mail your offering envelope to the church at 1311 E. 18th St., Spencer, IA 51301

**Online giving through VANCO - simply follow these easy steps:

1) Visit the church website at

2) Click on GIVING (far right side, top of home page)

3) Click on the Create Profile button

4) Follow  the onscreen instructions to create an online profile and to schedule  your recurring contributions.

Call the church office if you need assistance. 262-5598  Thank you.