Gathered by grace and recognizing our unity in Christ, we welcome to full participation in our community of faith all who are seeking God’s love and grace. We welcome all because God created and welcomes all, regardless of race, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, located in the Southeastern Iowa Synod , sitting on the eastern edge of the UI campus on the corner of Market and Dubuque Streets in Iowa City, IA. We are also a Reconciling In Christ congregation.  This means we publicly welcome, celebrate and include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and asexual people collectively. 

Ge to know us online, then join us in person! We’d love to meet you.

Worship Sundays at 8 and 10:30 a.m., with Sunday School for Preschool 3s through 5th Grade, and Adult Forum from 9:15-10:15 a.m.  (Click here for worship live stream)

Ready to take the next step? Plan your visit!

Click on the links below for more information:

Our Staff

Our Mission Statement

What We Believe

Our History

LGBTQIA+ (more information on Reconciling in Christ)


How to Find Us

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Iowa City

Gathered by grace. Scattered for service.

123 E Market Street
Iowa City, IA 52245