First Lutheran Church
First Lutheran Church

Welcome to First Lutheran Church

Welcome to First Lutheran Church Bemidji online! Here you will find all kinds of information about who we are, why we exist, and what we are up to! We have Traditional and Contemporary Worship, Activities for all ages and interests and, MUCH, more! So take a look around and get involved. We pray this site is a blessing to you.



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Join us for "Drive In" Worship at the Fairgrounds!

Click Here for a Bulletin

Stream our Weekly Worship

and subscribe to our YouTube Channel



Click Here for the 8:30 AM, 

August 9, 2020, Sunday Worship.

(This Link will become live at 8:30 AM on Sunday.)

Online worship will be available for our Wednesday Night Worship at 6:00 PM and our Sunday Morning Traditional Worship at 8:30 AM.

Church Bulletins 

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Subscribe to our YouTube channel & be in the know!

Click Here to view past Worship Events, Daily Devotions, Confirmation Lessons, SS Lessons and Preschool Videos

Bishop Bill Tesch from the NW MN Synod of the ELCA speaks about returning to "In-Person Worship." (June 1, 2020)


Click Here to Listen.

Stay Up To Date

This page will be updated as more information becomes available.  


  • Fifth Grade First Communion is postponed from Maundy Thursday, April 9, until further notice.
  • First Lutheran service of Confirmation scheduled for April 26 is postponed until further notice.
  • First Lutheran Church Preschool is now open.
  • Christian Education, including Confirmation, Adult Education, Sunday School and Wednesday School are suspended until we are allowed to gather in person for worship again.
  • All “non-essential” gatherings of individuals are suspended, including:  Lenten Lunches, Wednesday Suppers, Fellowship Time, Choir, Men’s Wednesday Fellowship, Women’s Ministry Activities (Quilting, Knitting, Circles), etc. 
  • Mindfulness Meditation is Suspended for Wednesday Nights at 5 PM.
  • Worship will be moving On-Line and Outdoors. The Mid-Week Wednesday 6 PM worships will be live streamed.  The Sunday 8:30 AM Traditional worships will be live streamed and on the radio.  "Drive In" Worship is at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds at 10:00 AM on Sundays.  
  • OFFERINGS-Offerings can be given online by clicking the "Give Online" button to the left.  Otherwise, offerings can be mailed to the church, dropped off in the church office, or given at Drive-In Worship.

Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak, First Lutheran's Public Worship in the Sanctuary is suspended.  However, the schedule below will show our current worship options.


  • 8:30 a.m.    Traditional Worship will be live streamed and live on the Radio at 94.3 FM and 1300 AM, PBTV Channel 951 and Paul Bunyan Fusion Channel 1051.

  • 10:00 a.m.  "Drive In" Worship at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds.  Stay in your car and tune your radio to 91.1 FM.  Check it out, this will be kind of fun during a not so fun time. 



  • 6:00 p.m.   Mid-Week Worship will be live streamed.  



Mobile Devices:  Tap three dashes at the top of the page for more information.

Our Address

900 Bemidji Ave N.

Bemidji, MN 56601


Tel:   218-444-5302

Fax:  218-444-5306


Our Office Hours

Mon-Fri :

08:30 am - 04:30 pm

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

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