Welcome to First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Centerville, Iowa!  We are a community that loves and serves God, each other, and our neighbors, no matter how near or far.  

We invite everyone to become part of this community of worship and service.


In response to the call in Romans 15:7 to "Welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you," we warmly welcome people of any race, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental ability, religious background, financial or family status.


We worship each Sunday morning at 10:30am.  Prior to worship, learning opportunities for all ages begin at 9:00am, followed by fellowship time (with coffee and light refreshments) at 10:00am.


First Lutheran is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).  

We are located at 410 E. Sheridan Avenue (one block east of Drake Avenue). 



"A Place to Belong" First Evangelical Lutheran Church





First Evangelical Lutheran Church is a Reconciling in Christ congregation.



Sunday Schedule

Sunday School: 9:00am


Fellowship: 10:00am


Worship: 10:30am

First Evangelical

Lutheran Church

410 E. Sheridan Avenue

Centerville, IA 52544




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