Our Mission Statements

Led by the Holy Spirit, the mission of First Lutheran Church in Chariton is to be bold in our faith as children of God and share the good news of salvation with all people. The mission of Christ the Servant Lutheran Ministry in Corydon is to share the joy of Christ and serve others.

Our Faith

Faith is an essential part of all that we do at First Lutheran Church and Christ the Servant Lutheran Ministry. Led by the Holy Spirit, we gather in the presence of our Lord.

Our Church

First Lutheran Church and Christ the Servant Lutheran Ministry are communities of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), a church body of nearly 5 million members. We are part of the Southeastern Iowa Synod which is one of 65 synods in the ELCA.

Full Communion

As a part of the ELCA, First Lutheran Church and Christ the Servant Lutheran Ministry shares full communion with six other church bodies, including:

The Episcopal Church, USA

Presbyterian Church of USA

United Church of Christ

The Reformed Church in America

The Moravian Church in America

The United Methodist Church

Pastor Sally Wilke

Pastor Sally Wilke serves First Lutheran Church and Christ the Servant. She was installed on April 8, 2018.