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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Click Here for the 6:00 PM

April 9, Maundy Thursday Worship.

(This Link will become live at 6:00 PM on Thursday)

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


Click Here to watch the Holy Wednesday Worship

Due to Gov. Walz's shelter in place order,

the Drive-In worships are canceled until further notice.

Looking for a way to help out during these days of COVID-19, click the "A scared world needs a fearless church" box to the right>>>

Stay Up To Date

This page will be updated as more information becomes available.  

  • First Lutheran Church office is closed due to the Minnesota "Shelter in Place" order from March 30-May 4.
  • Fifth Grade First Communion is postponed from Maundy Thursday, April 9, until further notice.
  • First Lutheran Spring Annual Meeting scheduled for April 19 is postponed until later notice.
  • First Lutheran service of Confirmation scheduled for April 26 is postponed until further notice.
  • First Lutheran Church Preschool will be closed until our Minnesota Government gives the all clear to reopen.
  • Christian Education, including Confirmation, Adult Education, Sunday School and Wednesday School are suspended until we are allowed to gather in person for worship again.  Confirmation will go to an on-line format.  Youth Group is also suspended.
  • 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) and the Soup Cook-Off for March 29. 
  • Mindfulness Meditation is Suspended for Wednesday Nights at 5 PM.
  • Worship will be moving On-Line and Outdoors.  The only worship service that will be canceled is the Noon Wednesday Lenten Worships. 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.  The 10:45 AM Celebration Worship will be a Parking Lot "Drive In" Worship (Drive-In worship has been suspended until the "Shelter in Place" order has been lifted).  First Lutheran is uniquely ready for such an adventure because of our Summer "Drive-In" Worship at the Fairgrounds. 
  • OFFERINGS-Offerings can be given online by clicking the "Give Online" button to the left.  Otherwise, offerings can be mailed to the church.

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.

  • 10:45 a.m.  Celebration Worship will be a Parking Lot "Drive In" Worship.  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. Cancelled until further notice due to Gov. Walz's Stay at Home order.



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



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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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