Imagine your wedding

in this romantic and elegant church just minutes from Madison’s Capitol Square.

On the National Register of Historic Places

Welcome to First Lutheran Church

a historic church and wedding venue just outside Madison, at 711 Pleasant View Rd., Middleton, WI
Wedding Couple exchanging wedding rings public wedding venue


Located in the Madison area, we are a historic wedding venue available for rental to all denominations.  Our wedding venue is close to the best that the Madison area has to offer for reception sites, restaurants, and hotels. You will find our church a quaint and romantic place for the wedding of your dreams.

 We are open for wedding rentals every day of the week.  

Historic log church First Lutheran Church Middleton, WI


In 1854, fourteen families of German settlers built a small log church, just down the hill from the current church.  By 1866 they had outgrown their simple log church, and each family contributed to build the church still standing today.

historic Cemetery First Lutheran Church Middleton


The historic cemetery is lovingly maintained by the First Lutheran Board of Trustees. Many of us have several generations of family members buried here. Burial plots are available for sale to the public, and are sold in sequential order.

Historic photo of First Lutheran Church confirmation class


We are happy to help you with genealogical research involving the church and cemetery.  Our website contains the following records:  church membership, baptisms, confirmations, weddings, and funerals.