Church news April 29, 2021
The Star Herald reached out to churches for their worship information in the absence of in-person worship services, due to coronavirus social distancing. Those that responded are listed here. Those that would like to have information posted here should call the Star Herald or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Catherine Catholic Church
203 E. Brown St., Luverne
St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; www.stscl.org
Monsignor Gerald Kosse, Pastor
Sundays 8:30 a.m. Mass. Public mass will be celebrated at FULL capacity in the church. Masses: 9 a.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday. No mass, communion service or rosary at care centers at this time. 5 p.m. Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. mass will be live streamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/stccluverne/videos/. Visit www.stscl.org for more information.
Luverne Christian Reformed Church
605 N. Estey St., Luverne
Office Ph. 283-8482; Prayer Line Ph. 449-5982
Roger Sparks, Pastor
Sundays 9:30 a.m. Worship service. 6:30 p.m. Evening worship service. Wednesday, May 6: 6:30 a.m. Ladies’ Prayer Time. 6:30 p.m. GEMS—Mother/Daughter/Grandma night. We are streaming Sunday services live on Roger Sparks’ Facebook page at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Send him a friend request if you’re not connected. You may also visit our website for delayed broadcasts. Also our services are on local cable TV at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. In all circumstances, may we joyfully declare: “Our help is in the name of the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.” Psalm 124:8.
First Baptist Church
1033 N. Jackson St., P.O. Box 975, Luverne
Walt Moser, Pastor
Sundays, 10:30 a.m. In-person worship service. Service is also on Facebook Live at 10:30 a.m.
Grace Lutheran Church
500 N. Kniss Ave., Luverne
Ann Zastrow, Pastor
Thursday, April 29: 8:30 a.m. Missions in Action. Saturday, May 1: 11:30 a.m. Red Arndt memorial service. 5:30 p.m. Worship service with Holy Communion. Sunday, May 2: 9 a.m. Worship service with Holy Communion. 10 a.m. Sunday school. 10:30 a.m. Adult study via Zoom. Tuesday, May 4: 9 a.m. staff meeting. Wednesday, April May 5: 7 a.m. Men’s Bible study. 3 p.m.-Close Youth Pizza Ranch fundraiser. Online, TV and Radio Worship options are still available. Online Sundays 9 a.m. on the church website www.graceluverne.org, click Worship tab or go directly to our Facebook page at Grace Lutheran ELCA, Luverne. TV: Vast Channel 3 will air our worship service Mondays at 4:30 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m. – NEW TIME! Radio: KQAD-AM Radio will air our worship service on Sundays at 8:15 p.m.
Bethany Lutheran Church
720 N. Kniss Ave., Luverne
Ph. 507-283-4571 or 507-449-0291 or 605-215-9834
Andrew Palmquist, Pastor
Sundays, 10:15 a.m. Worship service; worship online as well. Mondays, 6:30 p.m. Zoom Bible study. See our Facebook page, Bethany Lutheran Church (Luverne). Also visit els.org with our sister churches for online worship opportunities.
American Reformed Church
304 N. Fairview Dr., Luverne
Ph. 283-8600; email: email@example.com
Mike Altena, Pastor
Friday, April 30: 6:30 a.m. Community Men’s Bible study. Sunday, May 2: 9:30 a.m. Worship service. 10:50 a.m. Sunday school. Tuesday, May 4: 12 Noon Staff meeting. Wednesday, May 5: 5:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. VBS station leader workshop. 6:30 p.m. Sr. High youth group. Worship services are also broadcast on Vast Channel 3 on Mondays at 6 p.m. and Wednesdays at 4 p.m. DVD’s available upon request. To stay up to date on announcements, follow us on Facebook and Instagram @arcluverne.
First Assembly of God Church
1075 110th Ave., 2 miles west of Luverne on County Rd. 4
United Methodist Church
109 N. Freeman Ave., Luverne
Ph. 283-4529; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dorrie Hall, Pastor
Thursday, April 29: 1-3 p.m. Rock County Food Shelf curbside. Saturday, May 1: 10 a.m. UMW Spring gathering via zoom. 8 p.m. AA meeting. Sunday, May 2: 9:30 a.m. Adult Sunday school. 10:30 a.m. Worship service. Live streamed on Facebook and YouTube. 4:30 p.m. Genesis to Revelation Bible study. Monday, May 3: 8 p.m. AA meeting. Wednesday, May 5: 6:15 p.m. Last day of FUEL. 6:30 p.m. Last day of Confirmation. 8 p.m. AA meeting. Thursday, May 6: 1-3 p.m. Rock County Food Shelf curbside.
First Presbyterian Church
302 Central Lane, Luverne
Jason Cunningham, Pastor
Sunday, May 2: 9 a.m. Sunday school. 10:15 a.m. Worship service. Monday, May 3: 6:30 p.m. Confirmation. Wednesday, May 5: 7 p.m. committee meetings. In-person Worship service and through Facebook Live Sunday. Our Facebook page can be found under First Presbyterian Church of Luverne. We are also on the local Luverne cable station at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and 10 a.m. on Thursdays.
St. John Lutheran Church
803 N. Cedar St., Luverne
Ph. 283-2316; email: email@example.com
Rev. Dr. Phil Booe, Pastor
Saturday, May 1: 5:30 p.m. Worship. Sunday, May 2: 9 a.m. Worship service. 10:15 a.m. Adult Bible study. 11 a.m. Junior choir rehearsal. Wednesday, May 5: 6:30 p.m. Kids for Christ. 7:30 p.m. Youth group. Worship service is 75 people. Services will be available on the Vast channel 3 Sunday and online at the city website, cityofluverne.org.
Living Rock Church
500 E. Main St., Luverne
Ph. 449-0057; www.livingrockswmn.org
Billy Skaggs, Pastor
New Life Celebration Church
101 W. Maple, Luverne
Ph. 449-6522; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Food mission every third Thursday.
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
305 E. 2nd St., P.O. Box 36, Hardwick
Ph. (507) 669-2855; email@example.com
Jesse Baker, Pastor
Ben Clare United Methodist Church
26762 Ben Clare Ave., Valley Springs, S.D.
Bill Bates, Pastor
First Lutheran Church
300 Maple St., Valley Springs, S.D.
Ph. (605) 757-6662
Mark Eliason, Pastor
Sunday, May 2: 9 a.m. Worship at First Lutheran. Masks are highly recommended. Facebook live. Video worship via YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHdQwVxFcU4
Palisade Lutheran Church
211 121st St., Garretson, S.D.
Ph. (507) 597-6257 — firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Eliason, Pastor
Sunday, May 2: 10:30 a.m. Worship at Palisade Lutheran. Masks are required. Worship will be streamed live on Facebook. Video worship via YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHdQwVxFcU4
First Presbyterian Church
201 S. 3rd St., P.O Box 73, Beaver Creek
Sundays, 9:30 a.m. Worship Service. Second Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. Session meeting.
Magnolia United Methodist Church
501 E. Luverne St., Magnolia
Nancy Manning, Pastor
Sunday, 9 a.m., in-person with livestream available on the church’s Facebook site.
Steen Reformed Church
112 W. Church Ave., Steen
Jeremy Wiersema, Pastor
Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Worship service in-person with livestream available on Facebook and YouTube. Radio worship on KQAD Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
112 N. Main St., Hills
Sunday, May 2: 9 a.m. Worship at Tuff Home. 10 a.m. Last day of Sunday school. 10 a.m. Worship at Bethlehem with Holy Communion. 6 p.m. 8th-9th grade Confirmation. 5:30-7 pm. 9th-12th grade Youth night. 7-8:30 p.m. 6th-8th grade Youth night. Tuesday, May 4: 2:30 p.m. Tuff Home Bible study. 3:15 p.m. Village Bible study. Worship will be streamed live to Facebook at Bethlehem of Hills. You can find more info on our website blchills.org.
Hills United Reformed Church
410 S. Central Ave., Hills
Office Ph. 962-3254
Alan Camarigg, Pastor