Church News June 10, 2021

St. Catherine Catholic Church

203 E. Brown St., Luverne

St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502;

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. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Friday at nursing homes – check bulletin. Sundays at 8:30 a.m. p.m. Saturdays and 8:30 a.m. mass will be live streamed on Facebook at Visit 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. 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

Ph. 283-4091; email:

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

Ph. 507-283-4431;

Ann Zastrow, Pastor

Thursday, June 10: 6-8 p.m. VBS. 7:30 p.m. VBS program. Saturday, June 12: 5:30 p.m. Worship service. Sunday, June 13: 9 a.m. Worship service. 10 a.m. Fellowship coffee and treats. Tuesday, June 15: 9 a.m. staff meeting. Wednesday, June 16: 7 a.m. Men’s Bible study. 7:30 a.m. Mom’s Bible study at Wildflowers. 4:30 p.m. Youth meet for Thunder Road. Online, TV and Radio Worship options are still available. Online Sundays 9 a.m. on the church website, 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 605-215-9834

Andrew Palmquist, Pastor

Sundays, 10:15 a.m. Worship service; worship online as well (at Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Zoom Bible study. See our Facebook page, Bethany Lutheran Church (Luverne) for other classes and events.


American Reformed Church

304 N. Fairview Dr., Luverne

Ph. 283-8600; email:

Mike Altena, Pastor

Friday, June 11: 6:30 a.m. Community Men’s Bible study. Wedding rehearsal. Saturday, June 12: Alex Erie and Lucas Saarloos wedding. Sunday, June 13: 9:30 a.m. Worship service. Monday, June 14: 7 p.m. Fellowship hall reserved. Tuesday, June 15: Noon Staff meeting. 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.


Rock River Community Church (formerly First Assembly of God)

1075 110th Ave., 2 miles west of Luverne on County Rd. 4

Ph. 612-800-1255; email

Bob Junak, Pastor; Annette Junak, Assistant Pastor

Sundays, 9 a.m. Sunday school; 10 a.m. Worship service. Children’s church for ages 3-6th grade and nursery for ages 0-3 provided during our services. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Worship service. All services are in-person and all are welcome.



United Methodist Church

109 N. Freeman Ave., Luverne

Ph. 283-4529; email:

Thursday, June 10: 1-3 p.m. Rock County Food Shelf curbside. Saturday, June 12: 8 p.m. AA meeting. Sunday, June 13: 9:30 a.m. Adult Sunday school. 10:30 a.m. Worship service with Holy Communion. 4:30 p.m. Genesis to Revelation Bible study. Monday, June 14: 8 p.m. AA meeting. Tuesday, June 15: 10 a.m. UMW Day Apart Oakwood UMC-New Ulm. Wednesday, June 16: 8 p.m. AA meeting. Thursday, June 17: 1-3 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. Rock County Food Shelf curbside. 4-6 p.m. Food Shelf open house—208 W. Maple Street.


First Presbyterian Church

302 Central Lane, Luverne

Ph. 283-4787; email:

Jason Cunningham, Pastor

Thursday, June 10: 1 p.m. PW lesson. Sunday, June 13: 9:30 a.m. Worship service. 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. Tuesday, June 15: 6:30 p.m. Esther Circle potluck. Wednesday, June 16: 9:15 am. Mary Circle. 1:30 p.m. Rebekah Circle.


St. John Lutheran Church

803 N. Cedar St., Luverne

Ph. 283-2316; email:

Rev. Dr. Phil Booe, Pastor

Saturday, June 12: 5:30 p.m. Worship. Sunday, May June 13: 9 a.m. Worship service. 10:15 a.m. Sunday school and Adult Bible study. 7 p.m. Online Bible study. Worship service is 75 people. Services will be available on the Vast channel 3 Sunday and online at the city website,


Living Rock Church

500 E. Main St., Luverne

Ph. 449-0057;

Billy Skaggs, Pastor


New Life Celebration Church

101 W. Maple, Luverne

Ph. 449-6522; email:

Food mission every third Thursday.


Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

305 E. 2nd St., P.O. Box 36, Hardwick

Ph. (507) 669-2855;

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, June 13: 10 a.m. Joint worship at Palisade Lutheran Church with Holy Communion. Tuesday, June 15: 7 p.m. First Lutheran council meeting. Masks are no longer required if fully vaccinated. Facebook live. Video worship via YouTube at


Palisade Lutheran Church

211 121st St., Garretson, S.D.

Ph. (507) 597-6257 —

Mark Eliason, Pastor

Thursday, June 10: 7 p.m. Palisade Lutheran council meeting. Sunday, June 13: 10 a.m. Joint worship at Palisade Lutheran Church Holy Communion. Masks are no longer required if fully vaccinated. Worship will be streamed live on Facebook. Video worship via YouTube at


First Presbyterian Church

201 S. 3rd St., P.O Box 73, Beaver Creek

Ph. 507-935-5025


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

Ph. 605-215-3429


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

Ph. 855-2336

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

Ph. 962-3270

Nita Parker, Pastor

Sunday, June 13: 9 a.m. Worship at Tuff Home. 9:30 a.m. Youth time. 10 a.m. Worship at Bethlehem with guest Pastor. Worship will be streamed live to Facebook at Bethlehem of Hills. You can find more info on our website Tuesday, June 15: 2 p.m. Tuff Home Bible study. 3:15 p.m. Tuff Village Bible study. Wednesday, June 16: 9 a.m. Quilting.


Hills United Reformed Church

410 S. Central Ave., Hills

Office Ph. 962-3254

Alan Camarigg, Pastor


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