Who are we?
Founded in 1855, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church welcomes all persons to join us in sharing God's grace and forgiveness through Jesus Christ. Our community of faith is centered in Word and Sacrament in worship. Shaped by the grace of God, Gloria Dei’s mission on Market is to be the community of Christ for all people.
All are invited to attend
The installation of Pastor Robert Dotzel
as Senior Pastor of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
Sunday, July 20
at the 9:00 am worship service.
The Reverend Eric Carlson,Assistant to the Bishop
of the Southeastern Iowa Synod of the ELCA will officiate.
We will celebrate this event with a potluck brunch immediately following the service.
Summer Movie Series–Saturday, July 19
We’ll be showing 6 movies over the summer for both kids and adults. 5:30 pm will be a potluck of finger food followed by the start of the movie at 6:00 pm.
Saturday, July 19– Movie— Philamena
5:30 pm Finger food potluck
6:00 pm Movie
Annual Cubs Trip Thursday,July 31
$65 for game ticket and travel cost
We'll be going once again to see the Cubs! This year they are playing the Colorado Rockies. Cost is $65 per person. This is payable to Gloria Dei ASAP. We leave at 6:00 a.m. and return at 10:30 p.m. There are 56 seats available . To get tickets, sign up on the sheet and pay for the tickets.
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July 25, 2014
Summer Worship Schedule
Sundays at 9:00 am
Service of Installation
Pastor Rob Dotzel
Sunday, July 20 @ 9 am
Help us welcome our
new Senior Pastor!
Sat. July 19
5:30 pm- Potluck Finger Food
6:00 pm- Movie Starts
Wednesday Night Bible Study
A study of 1 and 2 Timothy
6:30 pm at Gloria Dei
Sunday adult forum
Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP)
Check the calendar below for a listing of this week's events.