Who We Are
We’re an excited and enthused people of God who like to reach out to the community, to each other and to God’s mission here and around the globe. We hope you’ll “come and see” how very active and alive this congregation is.
We celebrate the Eucharist weekly.
We love having children and families in worship.
We enjoy seeing the growth and accomplishments of our students and youth.
We have a coffee fellowship time that generates considerable buzz because people genuinely enjoy seeing and catching up with each other.
We use a variety of worship styles every Sunday. Mixing it up between traditional liturgy and contemporary songs results in a rich and relaxed worship experience.
We like having our beginning and seasoned musicians sharing their talents in church.
The Facts History
We were organized in 1954.
The building we’re currently in was built in 1984-85, and dedicated in the fall of 1985.
We’re part of the Northeastern Iowa Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Our synod is one of 65. We have 155 congregations in our neck of the woods; the ELCA is home to 4.8 million members in 10,500 congregations. (Learn more by going to the link, www.elca.org)
We support colleges, seminaries (pastor-training schools) campus ministry programs, social service organizations, early childhood education centers and nursing homes.
We train pastors and missionaries, we nurture established congregations, renew sagging congregations and plant new congregations.
We give generously to help people recover from disaster, we save countless lives through our hunger appeal and its education programs, and we are piloting a malaria net campaign that is also saving millions of lives through the distribution of malaria nets and attendant education programs.
We are a congregation of all shapes and sizes, income levels and education levels. We have single folks, married folks, divorced folks, remarried folks, widows and widowers, children young and old.
We have people who are established in their faith and people doing a lot of searching. We like to visit, laugh, love and care for each other.
And we have room for you, too, so come and check out St. Tim’s. We’re right next to Hwy 63. Church is at 9 am, followed by coffee, juice and treats. Education for all ages starts at 10:15 am.
We look forward to welcoming you.