WHAT TO EXPECT

On Sunday mornings, you’ll find an enthusiastic welcome, great childcare, and energetic and thoughtful worship.

Upcoming Events

Our Church has many events happening throughout the year that create a space for worship & community.

Podcasts Listen Now

An archive of Decorah Covenant Church's sermons to help you stay connected to your faith.

Adult Ministries

Adult Sunday School classes focus on study of the scriptures and application of biblical principles.

Student Ministries

Teaching students to live the Christian life intentionally & to develop an active faith that shares Jesus with others.

College Ministries

Encouraging college-age individuals in their faith in Christ and getting them connected with other Christian students

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About Our Church

Decorah Covenant Church is a gathering of people of all ages and backgrounds who are passionate about following Christ and following Christ together. We believe that God's Word is alive when we live it out in a community of faith.

Motivated by the love of God, the mission of Decorah Covenant Church (DCC) is to share the gospel through a dynamic and flourishing community of faith that is Christ-centered and biblically based in meaningful worship, encourages authentic discipleship, and is empowered by the Spirit for ministries of compassion, mercy, and justice.

Our  beliefs are consistent with many other protestant evangelical bodies.  Like other Evangelical Covenant Churches, we agree that the following Affirmations  should guide our life and mission together:

  • We affirm the centrality of the word of God.
  • We affirm the necessity of the new birth.
  • We affirm a commitment to the whole mission of the church.
  • We affirm the church as a fellowship of believers.
  • We affirm a conscious dependence on the Holy Spirit.
  • We affirm the reality of freedom in Christ.

Additional information on these Affirmations can be found at: www.covchurch.org/resources/covenant-affirmations

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Decorah Covenant Church

2 days 12 hours ago

Many thanks to DCC's Amanda Peterson for her continued work keeping our church library organized and active. Looking for a particular book? Just want to browse the selection? You can now view the church library inventory at our website under the 'Resources' tab. (https://www.decorahcovenant.org/library-corner.)

She has devoted a space on the website (as well as the wall inside the library) to periodically highlight and review books to bring to our attention. Her synopsis of Blood Ransom by Lisa Harris, a story of modern day slave trade, is up now. In addition to her book reviews and library inventory, information on the Racial Righteousness Reading & Discussion Group can be found. Beat the winter blues with an inspiring book!

Decorah Covenant Church

1 week 2 days ago

Here at DCC, we believe that camp experiences are an important part of the spiritual formation of our children and families. Registration for summer camps at Twin Lakes Bible Camp in Manson, Iowa is happening now!

The 2020 Summer Camp Theme is "Marvelous Light". While the battle between light and darkness rages on around us, we have a God-given truth to hold onto: light WILL prevail. It can never be overcome. Step into the light this summer and discover how life in Christ brings victory.

For more information on how to register and apply for financial aid, follow this link: https://www.decorahcovenant.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/DCC-Camp-Fund-2020.pdf

Visit their website to learn more about each camp or to register! https://www.twinlakesbiblecamp.org/summer-camps/

Decorah Covenant Church

1 week 4 days ago

Kadens Kloset:Decorah will have their January Open Hours THIS SATURDAY, January 11th from 9-11 at 115 Washington Street. Enter the parking lot and follow the signs on the Warehouse Annex Building. We are thankful for this ministry to those in need in our community! For more information about Kadens Kloset visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/kadensklosetdecorah or website http://www.kadenskloset.com/decorah.html

Future open hours dates are February 15, March 21, April 25, and May 16.

Decorah Covenant Church

2 weeks 12 hours ago

We believe that ALL members of the Body of Christ are important, so we seek to intentionally connect as individual parts in order to strengthen the whole Body of Christ. C3 Tribes are multi-generational small groups that meet twice a month in someone's home for a meal, fellowship, sharing, and prayer. In addition to our regular Tribe gatherings, we have 3-4 Body-Building events each year where everyone gathers for food, fun and fellowship.

January is a GREAT time to join a Tribe if you haven't, or to give Tribes a try for the month without having to make a commitment. Contact the church office (382-1342) if you'd like more information or would like to get connected. January Tribe gatherings will be held on Sunday mornings January 12 and 26 during the CE hour after worship.

Decorah Covenant Church

2 weeks 2 days ago

NEW RACIAL JUSTICE COMMUNITY GROUP FORMING IN DECORAH. Be a part of forming a new community group focused on combating racism in our community and working towards racial justice. Help us envision the scope of the group, and strategize its structure to most effectively work towards racial equity. This will be a collaborative and informal meeting, designed to assess the needs and interests of local people already doing social justice work, and those new to this work. All interested people are welcome, though the session is especially targeted towards those who would like to commit to ongoing anti-racist work within our community. The racial justice group will meet at 6:30 on Monday, January 6 (epiphany!) at the Decorah Public Library meeting room. Spread the word and let's show up for racial justice!

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Poured Out

January 12, 2020
Pastor Don continued the series on Acts with a sermon about the Holy Spirit being poured out. The lesson we learn from the feast of Pentecost is that the harvest…

Devotion to Prayer

January 5, 2020
Pastor Don began a series on the book of Acts with a message about devotion to prayer. After the ascension of Jesus, the disciples devoted themselves to constant prayer together,…

Jesus Messiah – New Creation

December 29, 2019
Paul Pickar preached the good word from Isaiah about being a new creation in Jesus. He encouraged us to see each other as God sees us, as a new creation.