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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.


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Please Join Us for Worship!



Summer Worship Schedule

June 14th - August 16th

One Service with Holy communion

at 9:00 am



123 E. Market St.
Iowa City, IA 52245
Office: (319)  338-2893



 Office Hours:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday - Friday




Upcoming events



Gloria Dei's Social Ministry Committee is sponsoring

"Christmas in July"

making it possible for members to sponsor items at various price levels which can also be given as gifts at Christmas or other times to honor someone and to help advance the mission of the ELCA.

Check out the display in the Narthex each Sunday in July!




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Worship Schedule

June 14th - August 16th

One service with Holy Communion

Sundays at 9:00 am



Please speak with a pastor or indicate on your worship welcome pad if you would like to consider joining the ministry of Gloria Dei. Read more >>

Members Log-in

Gloria Dei members are encouraged to sign up for "Members Only" information--detailed events listings, announcements, Council minutes, etc. This requires you to create an account with approved password. Go to the "Members Login"  box on the far right bottom of this page. Click "Create an account," and follow the instructions.

Hear Last Week's Sermon

Our pastors deliver inspiring sermons based on the Gospel, illuminating God's grace and impact on our lives and relationships. Listen on our Sermon Page >>

Donate Now

Open your heart without opening your checkbook. Our electronic giving option allows you to make one-time special gifts or recurring giving. Read more >>

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During our Summer Worship schedule

All volunteers were assigned based on your Time & Talent sheets.


Please check the blue volunteer book located in the Narthex.


Thank you for your continued Ministry!







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Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP)

Drop-off information


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Campus Ministry

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This Week

Check the calendar below for a listing of this week's events.

Blessed are you, O Lord our God, maker of all things. Through your goodness you have blessed us with these gifts. With them we offer ourselves to your service and dedicate our lives to the care and redemption of all that you have made, for the sake of him who gave himself for us, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen


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