A city-wide and globally-connected parish committed to ministry in the Hillside neighborhood of Duluth, Minnesota, Gloria Dei is a member of the Northeastern MN Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

Gloria Dei is one of the oldest Lutheran churches in Duluth and the region, but it sees God’s redeeming love active in the world today and embraces a vision for God’s mission that gathers together people wonderfully diverse in age, race, ability, background, and experience. Gloria Dei is also a Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Church, meaning that we welcome and strive to incorporate all persons, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation, into full participation in the church. We welcome you to join us for worship or one of our many special community or ministry events.

Our Sunday Schedule

Wherever you are on the journey, you are welcome at Gloria Dei

8:45 a.m. Sunday School/Adult Forum

10:00 a.m. Worship & Holy Communion

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From Our Home to Yours


Since 1942, Gloria Dei has broadcast its worship service live on WDSM Radio – AM 710.  This is the longest running live broadcast of a worship service on the same station in the State of Minnesota.  We continue to be thankful for the radio as an instrument to spread the good news of God’s love in Christ Jesus for all people and now have other ways to connect with our community as well.

Stream via Boxcast

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Live Stream via Facebook

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Listen on the Radio

Sundays at 10am on WDSM AM 710

News & Updates

150 Years: Celebrations at Gloria Dei

SO MANY CELEBRATIONS!  During this pandemic, it may be difficult to remember all the wonderful celebrations that have happened at Gloria Dei.  Posted are a few videos of some of these celebrations. Sunday School Christmas Programs at Gloria DeiOur first Sunday back to...

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150 Years: Parade of Pastors

As we continue to celebrate Gloria Dei's 150th Anniversary we reflect on the ministry of pastors who have served at Gloria Dei.  We also celebrate those members of Gloria Dei who have been called to God's ministry.Who were the first pastors who were called to Gloria...

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150 Years: Our Swedish Roots

Each month we will continue to tell Gloria Dei's story as we celebrate 150 years as a congregation doing God's ministry in the Central Hillside of Duluth, MN The below video is about David Ericson, Duluth Artist whose family immigrated to Duluth from Sweden in the...

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