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 Sunday Schedule:

9:00 a.m - Worship


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


 Office Hours:

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Monday - Friday


Upcoming events

Worship in the BarnWorship in the Barn

Sunday, August 10 @ 9:00 am

At the Monson's Barn

Catered Brunch to follow.

Directions available


Summer Summer movie series colorMovie Series–Saturday, August 9

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, August 9– Family Movie— The Croods

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.


How to Join

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 >>

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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.

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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 >>

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July 29, 2014


Summer Worship Schedule

Sundays at 9:00 am

Worship in the Barn

Sunday, Aug. 10

9:00 am

At the Monson's Barn

Catered Brunch to follow

Summer  Movies

Family Movie- The Croods

Sat. August 9

5:30 pm- Potluck Finger Food

6:00 pm- Movie Starts


Bible School in the Park!

Sat. August 9

Washington, IA's

Sunset Park


Sack lunch with

Family Swim to follow


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Year-in-Review Video

Sunday adult forum

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Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP)

Drop-off information


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Campus Ministry

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This Week

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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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