Lost Island Lutheran Church

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Fellowship and Sunday School for all ages following worship

Lost Island Lutheran

911 address
3797 310th Street
Ruthven, IA 51358

Mailing address:
3532 358th Street
Ruthven, IA 51358

GPS address:
3797 310th Street

Graettinger, IA 51342

Pastor Peter Morlock

Pastor Peter Morlock

Congregation of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

Current Bulletin


Annual Meeting Booklet: Meeting: January 27, 2019

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Trips to Guatemala with Sharing the Dream
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Courtney's Chronicles -  the 2nd edition! Click here to see it!


Prayer Requests:

  • Praise for the successful completion of the school year and the many events that happened this term.
  • Pray for the many people in a time of transition, especially the graduates.
  • Pray for me as I balance my time during school break with rest and preparing for the next school year.
  • Pray for spiritual growth in my community group (now 11th grade girls!). 

Thank you for your partnership with this Wycliffe ministry! 

In Christ,

Courtney Davis

"Heal Our Panes" Window Restoration Campaign

All the windows are done! Stop by anytime and see how beautiful they are.
Rededication Service: Sunday, July 7th  9am
Brunch to follow - to RSVP for Brunch email:

Adopted: 8 Sanctuary Windows
Thank you to everyone who contributed.

To be adopted: the small windows and the balcony windows

Stained Glass Window  balcony side light 

Sanctuary window      

 Stained Glass Window     Sanctuaary Window after   
Before               After      

The last 5 windows out for repairs August 26th
returned October 12, 2018

Window out for repair    Small windows out for repair     Balcony Sidelights out for repair

3 windows on the west side of the sanctuary out for repairs on April 21st - returned July 12th
3 windows on the east side of the sanctuary out for repairs on August 3rd - returned October 5, 2017

Window Repair   removal of stained glass windows  Church minus windows

Altar windows and one of the sanctuary windows out for repairs on May 15th - returned August 3rd

Altar Area  - no stained glass   West Sanctuary Window Cartoon Paper  West Sanctuary Window New Leading
double balcony window   
 out for repairs March 9th - returned Easter Sunday!   

Cartoon Paper to lay out the window  Window laid out - old lead Window torn apart Laid out for re-leading   
Curved Window re-leaded ready for solder


2019 VBS To Mars and Beyond

Bethany-Lost Island Churches invites all children to get ready to explore where God's power can take them at To Mars and Beyond Vacation Bible School.

The fun begins Monday, August 5 and ends Thursday, August 8th   Evenings: 5:30-8pm

at Bethany-Lost Island Churches, 703 Broadway St, Emmetsburg, IA.
Thursday Night Program- 7:30pm with Ice Cream Social to follow.

To be a part of all the excitement at To Mars and Beyond VBS, call Kristin Rienhardt at (712) 790-6470 or visit the church’s website at tmab.cokesburyvbs.com/bethanylostisland.

"Glory to God, who is able to do far beyond all that we could ask or imagine by his power at work within us!" -Ephesians 3:20

Ice Cream Social

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Lost Island Lutheran welcome video