Supporting extraordinary, educational, charitable and
      religious programs as part of First Lutheran Church since 1985.


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About Us
The First Lutheran Foundation, established in 1985, receives gifts and expends earnings to compliment and supplement the ministry of First Lutheran Church. Learn More.

Our Programs
The vision of the Foundation is to pursue meaningful ministry beyond that provided by the congregation. Learn More.

The Meadows at Otter Creek
A gift from Ellie Otteson afforded First Lutheran Foundation the extraordinary opportunity to develop a continuum of care campus. The Meadows is a 36-unit independent living apartment complex for adults 55 years of age or older. Learn more.

Parish Nurse Ministry
The First Lutheran Foundation fully funds the Parish Nurse Ministry of First Lutheran Church which blesses both the congregation and the wider community. Learn more.

Transportation for the Elderly
First Lutheran Foundation provides free cab rides to any elderly or infirm member of First Lutheran Church to attend church worship, activities, and events. This service keeps those unable to drive connected with the congregation. Learn more.

Church Capital Needs
First Lutheran Foundation significantly supports the church in the area of capital improvements. Capital improvements are larger, more costly projects that are over and above the budget for repair and maintenance. Learn more.

Educational Scholarships
Currently, the Foundation provides general scholarship funds to all qualified undergraduate and graduate college students of the congregation. Fund balances and allocation restrictions have limited our capacity. Learn more

Luther Park Bible Camp
First Lutheran Church utilizes this year-round camp as an extension of its own ministry. Children, youth, families, and seniors of the congregation meet at Luther Park for faith nourishment and holy play. Learn more

Foreign Missions
First Lutheran Foundation is committed to outreach in the name of Jesus Christ and strives to compliment and support the foreign mission efforts of the congregation. Learn more.

How to Give
The gift you give is not spent; it is preserved and invested so that ongoing income supports a variety of special ministries forever! Learn More.

Contact Us
To receive information about First Lutheran Foundation's mission or how to leave your gift, feel free to contact us. Learn More